Frogs Of Durban
Durban is well known for its warm sub tropical climate, with high rain fall and humidity making it a perfect environment for a plethora of amphibian species. With around 30 species of frogs and toads found within the Durban area many of which are commonly found in suburban gardens, ponds and nature reserves.
Frogs have long been known as great environmental indicators showing the health of a local ecosystem, being sensitive to climatic changes and a heightened sensitivity to chemical presence and water quality. Amphibians play an important role in the environment by providing food for numerous animals such as snakes, birds as well as various small mammals.
It can be clearly seen from the above that the Frogs of Durban are incredibly variable and many are specifically adapted to thrive in a niche environment, from reeds, waterfalls and suburban gardens. It is important to note there are no dangerous or poisonous frogs that can cause a person any harm simply by touching them in the whole of Durban.
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