Endangered Amphibians of Africa
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Common Name Range ***
Abolokopatrika Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Acha Tugi Long-fingered Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
African Egg Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
African Painted Frog Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
African True Toad Liberia
African Viviparous Toad (11) Montane environments in Tanzania, Tanzania
Ahl's Reed Frog Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Allen's River Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
Allen's Slippery Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Amatola Toad South Africa
Ambohimitombo Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Amiet's Long-fingered Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Angel's Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Arthroleptis francei Malawi
Bakossi Reed Frog Cameroon
Bale Mountains Frog Ethiopia
Bamboutos Egg Frog Cameroon
Bamboutos Smalltongue Toad Cameroon
Big-eyed Forest Treefrog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Black Long-fingered Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Blackspotted Long-fingered Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Blue-legged Mantella Madagascar
Bolifamba Egg Frog Cameroon
Boophis tampoka Madagascar
Buea Smalltongue Toad Cameroon, Togo
Cameroon Egg Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Cameroon Slippery Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Cameroon Toad Equatorial Africa
Cameroon Water Frog Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
Cape Caco South Africa
Cave Squeaker Frog Zimbabwe
Clarke's Banana Frog Ethiopia
Cowan's Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Cowan's Mantella Madagascar
Desert Rain Frog Namibia, South Africa
Disc-fingered Reed Frog Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Eastern Squeaker Tanzania
Edough Ribbed Newt Algeria
Efulen Water Frog Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
Erlanger's Grassland Frog Ethiopia
Ethiopian Banana Frog Ethiopia
Four-digit Toad Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
Giant Rain Frog South Africa
Goliath Frog Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Hewitt's Ghost Frog South Africa
Highland Long-fingered Frog Cameroon
Irangi River Frog Kenya
Ivory Coast Wart Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Jaeger's Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Johnston's Water Frog Cameroon
Kitumbeine Stream Frog Tanzania
Kivu Banana Frog Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Knysna Banana Frog South Africa
Lanza's Frog Somalia
Laurent's Night Frog Cameroon
Lesser Stream Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Long-fingered Frog Cameroon
Lonnbergs Toad Kenya
Madagascar Climbing Frog Madagascar
Madagascar Giant Treefrog Madagascar
Madagascar Jumping Frog Madagascar
Marbled Rain Frog Madagascar
Mertens' Egg Frog Cameroon
Mertens' Smalltongue Toad Cameroon
Mout Okou Wolterstorff Toad Cameroon
Mt. Okou Long-fingered Frog Cameroon
Newton's Grassland Frog Sao Tome and Principe
Nimbaphrynoides liberiensis Liberia
Nkongsamba Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Norbert Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Nsoung Long-fingered Frog Cameroon
Ornate Egg Frog Cameroon
Perret's Egg Frog Cameroon
Perret's Night Frog Cameroon
Perret's Water Frog Cameroon
Pickersgill's Reed Frog South Africa
Rainforest Running Frog Cote d'Ivoire
Red Rain Frog Madagascar
Redbelly Egg Frog Cameroon
Reed Frog Cote d'Ivoire
Rwanda River Frog Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Sagalla Caecilian Kenya
Sao Tome Reed Frog Sao Tome and Principe
Shimba Hills Reed Frog Kenya
Stream Reed Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Tandy's Smalltongue Toad Cameroon
Togo Slippery Frog Ghana, Togo
Tomato Frog Madagascar
Tsaratanana Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Uluguru Banana Frog Tanzania
Varaldi's Spadefoot Toad Morocco
Victoria Night Frog Cameroon
Western Leopard Toad South Africa
Western Nimba Toad Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea
White-spotted Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Whitebelly Egg Frog Cameroon
Wild's Egg Frog Cameroon
Wrinkled Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Yapo River Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Zebra Forest Treefrog Cameroon
Zimbabwe Big-fingered Frog Zimbabwe

**What amphibians are listed here?:

The Africa section of this site lists the folllowing amphibians appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Amphibians that dwell in or migrate to any nation or region found on the African continent.
  • Amphibians dwelling in or that travel to the Mediterranean Sea and any islands located in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Amphibians dwelling in or that migrate to Madagascar and nearby islands (to the southwest of India or east of Madagascar).
  • Amphibians dwelling in or that migrate to North Atlantic islands off the western coast of Africa.

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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