Goliath frog

Conraua goliath

Fascinating Facts


Fast-flowing rivers and cascades, with sandy or rocky bottoms. Goliath frog tadpoles are picky eaters and only eat a specific plant endemic to their own small geographic range. Adults eat insects, crustaceans, fish, and other amphibians, but will occasionally eat small mammals, birds, or even bats!

Status in the Wild

Endangered – IUCN 2004


Rainforests at the equator of western Africa, near swift-moving rivers and waterfalls.

Location in the Zoo

Fish and Amphibians Zone of the Sculpture Learning Plaza

Animals & Exhibits