World’s largest frog can be found in Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea

World’s largest frog can be found in Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea

- The goliath frog is the world's largest frog and it can be found in Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea

- It is 32 centimetres in length and it has a life span of 15 years in the wild

- However, the goliath frog can live up to 21 years in captivity

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The world's largest frog is the goliath frog and it can be found in two African countries, Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea.

Goliath frog, which is 32 centimetres in length, can live up to 15 years in the wild. It can live up to 21 years in captivity, has learnt.

According to NewScientist, goliath frogs build their nests in streams, which seems to entail shifting rocks that weigh up to two kilograms.

Shifting of rocks may explain why goliath frogs have evolved such large bodies.

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The goliath frogs are threatened by hunters who hunt them for food. They are also preyed upon by snakes, Nile crocodiles, Nile monitors, among other predators.

World’s largest frog can be found in Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea
A goliath frog nest built into coarse gravel. Photo credit: Mark-Oliver Rödel of the Berlin Museum for Natural History in German
Source: UGC

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Meanwhile, previously reported that a former member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Glory Oguegbu, was honoured by the United States for lifting women out of poverty.

The United States embassy took to its official Facebook page to celebrate Glory, saying the young lady has continued to be a shining example since she embarked on the Mandela Washington Fellowship in 2016.

The embassy applauded Glory's contribution to reducing unemployment and creating a sustainable society.

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She said: “It occurred to me that, if only we could process cassava, we could make money for these women. It could lead to real economic growth.”

The young lady built a cassava factory with the help of community leaders and created jobs for women.

Glory said: “I wanted more women to be employed. I wanted them to be able to take care of their children.”


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