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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.

Quote from adlayasanimals.wordpress.com/2…
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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:iconquesogr7:
QuesoGr7 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Looks evil yet derpy xD
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nikkiontherock Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015
Love this! He looks so sinister
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CraftDragons Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014
Love it !! 
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:iconcreecreehoneybees:
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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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
:)
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:iconwolfy-89:
Wolfy-89 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That's an evil looking frog
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:iconmelvynyeo:
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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:iconigarcia:
igarcia Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh wow!  Something different.  So evil looking.
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
:)
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MarcosRodriguez Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi, your wonderful work has been featured in the latest devPREMIUM's Weekly Macro Spotlight Vol. 128. Best regards!!
MarcosRodriguez, Curator of the Macro Gallery at devPREMIUM
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Thank you! :)
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:icongrisluka:
Grisluka Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014
Lol, this is quite creepy.
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
:)
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:icontenshi-no-kanashimi:
Tenshi-no-Kanashimi Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
Omg, hahaha. XD He needs a cool super villain name now.
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
:)
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:iconndrn:
NdrN Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
Nice work!
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Thank you! :)
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herofan135 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So wicked, haha! Excellent shot pal!
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Thank you! :)
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:iconmeisaims:
Meisaims Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
Ahahahaha! XD Yes!
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
:)
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joshua-mARTin Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
awesome!
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Thank you! :)
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Lonely-black-cat Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
looks like night daemon!
love your works. thank you!
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Thank you! :)
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mavrryck Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Professional Photographer
Wonderful shot!!!
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Thank you! :)
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:iconinsanity-pillz:
insanity-pillz Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Professional General Artist
This frog is not amused
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
LOL
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BIOHAZARD-89 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
haha, cool
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Thank you! :)
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BIOHAZARD-89 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome =D
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FROdominatrix Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Such a cool shot!
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Thank you! :)
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SnowInHades Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol... wow! Great photography of an unusual looking frog :clap:
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Thank you! :)
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SnowInHades Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome :-)
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GothRiolu Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014   Digital Artist
cool!
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Thank you! :)
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GothRiolu Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014   Digital Artist
np :)
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:iconmakapingo:
Makapingo Featured By Owner Edited Aug 6, 2014
Génial!!!  Evil Eyes 
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
Thank you! :)
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:iconratravarman:
ratravarman Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Looks like Aku!
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:iconmelvynyeo:
melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
:)
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:iconratravarman:
ratravarman Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:fuzzydemon:
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Raptrax101 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
nice face
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014
 :)
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