Watch this rare video of a Namaqua rain frog and its mating call. The frog is found in subtropical and tropical climates in areas that are very sandy as well as covered with scrub vegetation. The frogs are a burrowing species and spend most of their time underground, emerging mainly to eat insects after a rainfall.
Nina Sen is a frequent contributor to Live Science’s Life’s Little Mysteries series: an exploration and explanation of our world’s phenomena, both natural and man-made. She also writes astronomy photo stories for Live Science's sister site Space.com.