The Worlds Cutest Frog aka the Desert Rain Frog.
The actual name is Breviceps Macrops.
I mean you have to admit this guy is adorable!
Based on photos from around the web I would say this one is a baby.
And I know what you’re thinking! Can you buy a Desert Frog?
The answer is no! They are listed as “vulnerable”.
It looks like he is in pain though?
An expert said the only way to get them to make this “distress call” is to prod / poke them, which many say the camera man had to have.
Desert Rain Frog
Where does the Desert Rain Frog live?
South Africa in sandy areas such as desert and coast line beaches.
The Desert Rain Frog is a fossorial species meaning it spends a lot of time digging and living underground to escape it’s predators.
Is the Desert Rain Frog endangered species?
They are actually listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN and on the Red List of Threatened Species.
Why are they endangered?
Due to human development and diamond mines the Desert Rain Frog’s natural habitat is being over run by humans.