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Malayan Horned Frog (Megophrys nasuta) by melvynyeo Malayan Horned Frog (Megophrys nasuta) by melvynyeo
With a face like this, it's a suitable candidate for "Torch under face" effect :) Haha :) Taken at night in Malaysia.

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As their common name suggests, the Malayan horned frog lives in and around Malaysia, ranging from the foothills of the Himalayas to Indonesia. They live in rain forests, and always stay on the forest floor or in water. It is here, on the forest floor, that the Malayan horned frog’s specialty comes into play.

Malayan horned frogs are about 12 cm long, with females being much larger than males. The frogs are characterized by their large angular head, with projections over their eyes and nose. This, along with their grey-brown colouring, makes the frog look like dead leaves on the forest floor. When the frog sits still on the forest floor, it’s pretty much invisible.

That’s how Malayan frogs hunt; they sit there, still as a statue, until some poor creature wanders by. The frogs then jump onto the prey and engulf it. These frogs will eat pretty much anything they can catch, but seem to eat a lot of scorpions and crabs, which form the bulk of their diet. Other items of food include arachnids, young rodents, lizards and other frogs.

How males and females breed in the wild is largely unknown, but once mated, the females lay their eggs on the underside of rocks and logs that touch water. Eggs that touch the surface of the water hatch into tadpoles and start their life’s adventure. Those eggs that are too high above the water slide to the water on thin threads of egg covering. The tadpoles themselves are even weirder; they have a large funnel-like mouth, which they use to cling to the waters surface. They do this because they feed on microbes at the surface, but it’s got to look really strange.

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CraftDragons Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014
Love it !! 
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creecreehoneybees Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha!  That's great!
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
:)
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Almiux19 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
like from an horror movie 
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
:)
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Wolfy-89 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That's an evil looking frog
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Yup! :)
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Wolfy-89 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
=D
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igarcia Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh wow!  Something different.  So evil looking.
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
:)
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