De Witte’s Clawed Frog, Xenopus wittei


Family Pipidae. Totally aquatic. Tongue-less, feeds underwater by sweeping objects into mouth with arm movements.

Habitat: known from 1600-2600m in a wide range of aquatic habitats in disturbed areas, papyrus swamps and montane forest.

Range: highland swamps and lakes bordering Western Rift in southwestern Uganda, Rwanda, and Kabasha Escarpment, eastern Congo.

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