Scientific Name: Pyxicephalus adspersus

Found In: Southern Africa/Drier savannas

Size: Adult males can reach 9 inches in length and weigh up to 2 pounds while females can reach 4 inches in length and weigh up to 1 pound

Diet: Carnivore. Diet consists of any animal it can overpower, including frogs, reptiles, small mammals, small birds, and other African bullfrogs.

Threat Level: Least Concern. Harvesting for local consumption, loss of habitat, and the exotic pet trade are the major threats to this species.

Facts: The African bullfrog spends most of the year buried underground in a cocoon made from its skin cells until the start of a rain when they come out to breed.