|Hylarana aurantiaca from the Western Ghats of Kerala|
Rana temporalis Günther, 1864
The bronzed frog or Günther's golden-backed frog (Hylarana temporalis) is a species of frog. They are found in forests of Western Ghats, India and Sri Lanka. They like to live close to water. These frogs are not shy animals. They will only jump away if they are bothered by people. They are an important prey for many snakes include the Malabar Pit Viper and the Vine Snake.
Other websites[change | change source]
- IUCN Red List page on H. temporalis.
- Breeding call audio from YouTube [Contributed by Western Ghat Regional Centre, Calicut]