Endemic Animals of Togo








Fire skink
Fire skink
The fire skink, also known as the true fire skink or Togo fire skink, is a fairly large skink, a species of lizard in the family Scincidae. The species is known for its bright and vivid coloration. Native to tropical forests in Western Africa, the fire skink lives fifteen to twenty years. This species is a diurnal lizard that loves to burrow and hide. It is relatively shy and reclusive, but may become tame in captivity.
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Fire skink
Hyperolius laticeps
Hyperolius laticeps
Hyperolius laticeps is a species of frog in the family Hyperoliidae. It is endemic to Togo. Its natural habitats are rivers, swamps, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes.
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Hyperolius laticeps
Arthroleptis brevipes
Arthroleptis brevipes
Arthroleptis brevipes is a species of frog in the family Arthroleptidae. It is found in Togo and possibly Ghana. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.
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Arthroleptis brevipes
Togo fan-footed gecko
Togo fan-footed gecko
The Togo fan-footed gecko is a species of gecko. It is found in northern Africa.
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Togo fan-footed gecko
Togo mouse
Togo mouse
The Togo mouse, also known as Büttner's African forest mouse or the groove-toothed forest mouse, is a unique muroid rodent known from only two specimens taken from near the type locality of Bismarckburg, near Yege, Togo, in 1890. Its genus is monotypic.
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Togo mouse