Mueller's Clawed Frog

(Xenopus muelleri)

Seneca Park Zoo is home to a Mueller’s clawed frog. The habitat is located in the micro-habitat tree inside the Animals of the Savanna building.

Animal Facts


Mueller’s clawed frogs are opportunistic scavengers. They are carnivores that will eat living, dying, or dead arthropods, invertebrates, crustaceans, small fish, and freshwater snails.

Status in The Wild

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List status

This species is found throughout sub-saharan Africa. As a water-dependent species, they occupy both temporary and permanent ponds, as well as rivers and streams in the dry season.