How many Titicaca frogs are left?

What is the ugliest frog?

Titicaca scrotum frog

This frog, with its excessive skin folds, is found at the bottom of Lake Titicaca sandwiched between Peru and Bolivia. Sadly, this oddball amphibian suffers from over-popularity. It’s offered on menus at restaurants around the lake.

Why does the Titicaca frog have large folds of skin?

These skin folds help them respire in the cold oxygen-rich waters of the lake. They can even be seen doing “push-ups” to allow more water to pass through their folds, increasing the oxygen absorption when needed.

Are frogs poached?

It is also the season when amphibians like frogs and toads come out of hibernation to procreate. … In Goa, two species of frogs in particular are poached for their meat — the Indian Bull Frog (Hoplobatrachus tigerinus), which is the largest frog species found in India, and the Jerdon’s Bull Frog (Hoplobatrachus crassus).

Are there fish in Lake Titicaca?

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