In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Bobiri Reed Frog in 6 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Bobiri Reed Frog.
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How to Draw a Bobiri Reed Frog - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: Let us start by drawing the Bobiri Reed Frog’s face using a curved line.
Step 2: For the eye of the frog, draw a small circle and then draw a ring around it. Fill in the middle part of the eyes. Draw the other eye on the side of the frog’s head as shown in the image. Leave some space between the eyes. Draw the frog’s nose and nostrils using small rounded triangles and dots.
Step 3: For the top and back part of the frog’s body, draw gently curved lines as shown.
Step 4: Use gently curved, L- shaped lines to draw the hind legs of the frog. Draw five toes with rounded tips for the frog’s foot.
Step 5: Draw the front leg of the frog using curved lines and straight lines. The front leg is smaller and thinner than the hind leg. Draw three fingers with rounded tips for the frog’s hand.
Step 6: To finish the drawing, draw the pattern on the frog’s body using rough circle or pebble shapes. Draw the striped pattern on the frog’s hind legs. After you finish your drawing, you can color it with bright colors.
Interesting Facts about Bobiri Reed Frogs
A Bobiri Reed Frog can only be found in Ghana. It gets its name from the nature preserve it lives on, the Bobiri Forest Reserve. Bobiri Reed Frogs like wet areas in dense forests. They measure between 30 to 47 millimeters long. The endangered frog is a light brown with dark brown spots.
Did you know?
- Bobiri Reed Frogs lay their eggs in bubble nests above the water. When a tadpole hatches it just drops down into the water.
- Ghana has 80 of just amphibian species.
- The Bobiri Reed Frog’s voice is a clicking sound followed by a soft buzz.
- There were 600 herpetologists involved in the study of the Bobiri Reed Frog.
- Bobiri Reed Frogs are losing their habitat to logging and the development for houses.
- All total, Ghana is home to 221 species of amphibians and reptiles combined 724 species of birds, and 225 mammals.
- 5% of Ghana has been set aside as national parks.
- There are over 20 national parks to explore in Ghana.
Lesson Plan Note: The Bobiri Forest Reserve is a unique habitat in a changing country. Spend a week studying the country of Ghana and its culture.