Geographical Range Eastern coast of Madagascar (off the eastern coast of Africa)
Habitat In and around shallow pools, marshes, drainage channels, flooded meadows
Scientific Name Dyscophus antongillii
Conservation Status Near threatened

Aptly named, this colorful species can be found peering out from under leaves and logs. The female is larger and a brighter red than the male, while babies are a dull brown. Although we associate frogs with water, this species is a poor swimmer. In fact, in captivity, special precautions are taken to keep the froglets from drowning as they develop from the tadpole stage.