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  • lt: Pyxicephalus adspersus
  • dt: Afrikanischer Ochsenfrosch
  • afrikaans: brulpadda
African bullfrog


  • max. 1,5 kg

Snout-vent lenght

  • max. 24,5 cm


  • invertebrates, small snakes, rats and mice

Mating season

  • during rainy season

Number of cubs

  • 3000 - 4000 eggs

Worth knowing

The bullfrog got its name bcause of the loud, barking mating call of the male frogs, that is reminiscent of the bellowing of a bull.