In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Tomato Frog in 5 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Tomato Frog.
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How to Draw a Tomato Frog - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: Let's start with the head. Draw a line that curves to the right with a large bump for the frog's right eye.
Step 2: Now you can continue the line on top for his body, and draw a big wide-open eye.
Step 3: Draw the front leg by connecting it to the frog's mouth, and draw three long toes.
Step 4: Then, draw the back leg by making a curved line for the frog's bent knee. Make a second line that goes around the knee. Make the three back leg toes longer than the front ones!
Step 5: You're almost finished! Draw a long thin shaped design on the frog's body that starts near the eye, and then draw the right hind leg.
Interesting Facts about Tomato Frogs
A Tomato Frog looks just the way is sounds; big, fat, red and a frog. They live only in Madagascar, an island near Africa. The most likely place to find a Tomato Frog is near the Antongii Bay. They like living near swamps and shallow pools. Tomato Frogs reach to 10 centimeters long and weigh about 230 grams. A male is smaller at 6 centimeters and 41 grams. As usual a Tomato Frog likes to eat bugs, worms, and slugs. They are considered endangered because of they make exotic pets and the water supply they live in is polluted.
Did you know?
- When a Tomato Frogs get scared they puff themselves up to look bigger.
- Tomato frogs have a white sticky substance that poisons predators.
- If a person tries to touch a Tomato Frog, it can cause an allergic reaction.
- A Tomato Frog is full grown after 45 days of hatching.
- Over 1,000 to 15,000 eggs are laid at one time.
Lesson Plan Note: There are many unique species to Madagascar. The Tomato Frog is just one of many interesting animals and plants to study.