Recently splash of 9 gigantic frogs found residents in Enrekang. Well, not only in Enrekang, giant frogs are also found in Africa.
Africa became the habitat for the giant frog known as Goliath Frog, whose Latin name is Conraua goliath. This frog is not an ordinary frog. Reportedly Goliath Frog is the largest frog in the world.
Seen from the San Diego Zoo site, the US Zoo is aggressively informing endangered species on Tuesday (2/5/2017), Goliath Frog lives in the rainforest of western Africa. As along the rivers in Cameroon, Republic of Guinea and Gabon.
The amount was not half-hearted. Its length is 32 centimeters and weighs 3.3 kilograms. This length is measured in the Goliath Frog’s position is silent, but if stretched its legs may be doubled.
While still a tadpole of the same magnitude as in general, but over time the frog continues to grow until so large. The jump can even be as far as 3 meters. Wow!
Goliath Frog can live up to 15 years. The food, are scorpions, insects, fish, and other amphibians. At one time, a researcher even found a bat in Goliath’s stomach.
Goliath Frog is indeed unique. But unfortunately this animal is not much else on earth. Reportedly, people in a country inhabited by Goliath Frog still hunt and eat it.
Glimpsed from Global Wildlife Conservation, the Goliath Frog is listed on the endangered IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Red List. Global Wildlife Conservation is opening hands wide for anyone including tourists who want to donate funds.
The fund will go to Cameroon Herpetology-Conservation Biology Foundation (CAMHERP-CBF), a foundation that routinely invites the people of Cameroon to preserve the Goliath Frog.