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i was clearing a friends garden and saw one yesterday, i finished the work today and manage to find it in his pond i got a photo of it inside a cricket tub ^^ its weird, the colour is sort of a muddy brown (much darker than a standard frog) with an almost crimson stripes and some red belly specks. i'll upload soon
 

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It's quite common, when I was a child I saw one that was so red it resembled a tomato frog!

2 years ago I found quite a red one when I went to Wales. Not as red as some I've seen, but a handsome chappy none the less :2thumb:



Blurry but it shows the colour better

 

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Yeah, it is quite common in a wide variety of frog families; I had a brick-red cane toad in Brazil, many years ago. It's called 'Erythrism'.

Approximately once a year, one of the trashy daily papers features a picture of a red frog, usually with some comment in the order of "Scientists are baffled". If these 'scientists' had any concept of genetics, they wouldn't be baffled, of course...
 

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could of been an environmental scientist... (no offence to any environmenal scientists out there you do a good job)
 
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