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The ornate horned frog has pointy folds of skin above its eyes rather than actual horns. It is also known as the Pac-Man frog for its wide mouth and voracious appetite.

top view of an ornate horned frog

Did You Know?

Blending in with the forest floor, an ornate horned frog sits and waits for prey to come close enough to grab.

Quick Facts

Latin Name:
Ceratophrys ornata

Argentina, Uruguay, and southern Brazil


6 years

Zoo Location:
World of the Insect

Lizards, mice, frogs, insects, and other small animals