Meet The Albino Pac-Man Frog (Yes, It’s A Real Animal!)

By Esther Guo

Just like their namesake, Pac-Man frogs have large mouths and are voracious predators. There are eight different species and they’re native to South America. Yet humans have bred the frogs to select for different colors. Pac-Man frogs are ambush predators, so they spend a lot of time sitting still and waiting for prey to come to them. They have a varied palate and will eat insects, mice, fish and even other frogs!

Learn more about these clever creatures by watching this animation by Esther Guo.

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