Ceratophrys cranwelli, commonly known as the Cranwell's horned frog or the Chacoan horned frog, is a species of horned frog native to South America. These frogs are known for their distinctive appearance, characterized by a large mouth and a body that resembles a squat, rounded shape. They come in various colors and patterns, often exhibiting camouflage to blend with their surroundings.
These frogs are carnivorous and have a voracious appetite, preying on a variety of insects and small invertebrates. They are also known for their impressive feeding strikes, using their powerful jaws to capture prey.
In captivity, Ceratophrys cranwelli is a popular choice among amphibian enthusiasts. Proper care involves providing a suitable habitat with a secure hiding place, maintaining appropriate temperature and humidity levels, and offering a diet that replicates their natural feeding habits. Keep in mind that these frogs can be aggressive, so handling should be done with care.