Bronzed frog

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Bronzed frog
Hylarana aurantiaca from the Western Ghats of Kerala
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Hylarana
Binomial name
Hylarana temporalis
Synonyms

Rana temporalis Günther, 1864
Sylvirana 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.

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