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TITICACA WATER FROG

Telmatobius culeus

Diet
Group Name
Distribution & Habitat
Carnivore:
Titicaca water frogs feed mostly on fish, crustaceans and snails but other food items include insects and tadpoles. Cannibalism has also been recorded in larger individuals
An Army, A Colony or A Knot
Distribution: Bolivia & Peru
Habitat: Wetlands
Fun Fact
Despite it being illegal, Titicaca water frogs are often consumed as traditional food or a blended drink. It is claimed to be an aphrodisiac and to treat infertility, tuberculosis, anaemia, asthma and osteoporois despite there being no scientific evidence to prove this

Under the current Government roadmap we are planning on reopening the week commencing the 12th of April for Zoo Tours and Meerkat Encounters. All other activities will resume from the 17th of May.

From the 12th - 18th of April we will have roadworks going on along the main drive. Please enter using the Honey Lane entrance if you have booked a date during that period. For directions click here.