First lungless frog discovered in Borneo

Here’s another animal to add to your must-see rare species in Borneo list

Name: Bornean Flat-headed Frog

Scientific name: Barbourula kalimantanensis

Found in: Kapuas River, Kalimantan

Why you want to see this: Only frog known to have no lungs

read more about it here

More about frogs:

Top 10 most wanted frog rediscovered

Smallest frog in Asia



  1. Murphy said,

    January 24, 2011 at 8:38 AM

    Wow, interesting. Any sighting record of this frog in Sabah?

    • losttraveller said,

      January 24, 2011 at 10:01 PM

      Not that I know of. But I can’t tell a frog from a toad. So I wouldn’t know even if I did see it. 🙂

  2. June 8, 2011 at 3:03 PM

    cool. All the time news of extinction of species spreads around, here is finally something positive. Borneo still hosts unknown animals. I think that’s very exciting.

    • losttraveller said,

      June 9, 2011 at 9:22 AM

      let’s hope they find some more.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: