Can you have a desert rain frog as a pet?

Can you have a desert rain frog as a pet?

Can you make a sound pet of a desert rain frog? Yes, these animals are low maintenance but require a unique environment. Its enclosure will need a substrate that holds shape and retains moisture.Feb 28, 2021

Are Desert Rain Frogs rare?

The desert rain frog, web-footed rain frog, or Boulenger's short-headed frog (Breviceps macrops) is a species of frog in the family Brevicipitidae....

Desert rain frog
Near Threatened (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia

Why does the desert rain frog scream?

Normal frogs let out a loud ribbit or croaking sound when they try to attract mates or feel threatened, but that is not so for this rare frog. Instead, the desert rain frog squeaks and it sounds kind of like a dog's chew toy. But only when the frog is angry.Mar 20, 2019

Why are Desert Rain Frogs Endangered?

The desert rain frog species are found in South Africa and Namibia. Its ecosystem is a narrow strip of sandy shores between the sea and the sand dunes. These creatures are in danger due to habitat loss.Feb 28, 2021

Are Breviceps endangered?

Breviceps sylvestris was classified as an “Endangered” species in 2010 but was moved to “Near Threatened” in 2016 due to being considered locally a relatively common species and its tolerance to habitat changes (IUCN 2016). The species authority is: FitzSimons, V. (1930).Jul 29, 2017

Are African rain frogs good pets?

It's important to note that black rain frogs are not typical pets. They're a wild frog isolated to a single region of South Africa that isn't known for its amphibian trade. People have no incentive to capture and export black rain frogs, making their availability in the pet trade nonexistent.Dec 11, 2021