Data about <i>Xenopus laevis</i>

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Distribution

 
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Afrotropical
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Albany thickets
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Albertine Rift montane forests
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Angolan Miombo woodlands
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Angolan montane forest-grassland mosaic
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Angolan Mopane woodlands
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Angolan Scarp savanna and woodlands
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Central Zambezian Miombo woodlands
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Drakensberg montane grasslands, woodlands and forests
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East Sudanian savanna
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Eastern Arc forests
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Eastern Zimbabwe montane forest-grassland mosaic
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Highveld grasslands
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Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands
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Kalahari xeric savanna
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Kaokoveld desert
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Knysna-Amatole montane forests
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KwaZulu-Cape coastal forest mosaic
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Lowland fynbos and renosterveld
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Maputaland coastal forest mosaic
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Maputaland-Pondoland bushland and thickets
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Montane fynbos and renosterveld
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Nama Karoo
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Namib desert
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Namibian savanna woodlands
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Northeastern Congolian lowland forests
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Northern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic
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South Malawi montane forest-grassland mosaic
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Southern Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets
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Southern Africa bushveld
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Southern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic
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Southern Miombo woodlands
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Southern Rift montane forest-grassland mosaic
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Succulent Karoo
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Victoria Basin forest-savanna mosaic
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Western Congolian forest-savanna mosaic
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Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
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Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands
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Zambezian flooded grasslands
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Physical Description

 
body mass
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63.6 g
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weight
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130 g adult
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Ecology

 
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anthropogenic habitat
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aquarium
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aquatic habitat
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arid
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desert
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desert
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escarpment
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eutrophic water
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eutrophic water
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fish farm
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fresh water
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freshwater habitat
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grassland
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island
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lake
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Large river biome
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Large river biome
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marine biome
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mud
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pond
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pond
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river bank
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savanna
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sea
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sewage
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stream
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temperate
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terrestrial biome
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terrestrial habitat
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tropical
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undersea feature
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water body
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water body
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water body
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habitat includes
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Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
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Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
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Mediterranean Forests, woodlands and scrubs
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Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
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habitat includes
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Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
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Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
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Life History and Behavior

 
onset of fertility
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183 days female
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total life span max
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30.3 years
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prenatal development duration
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2 days
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Physiology and Cell Biology

 
basal metabolic rate
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0.012 Watts
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body temperature
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288 kelvin
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Conservation

 
population trend
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Increasing
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conservation status
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least concern
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extinction status
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extant
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Database and Repository Coverage

 
type specimen repository
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Museum of Comparative Zoology
Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard  
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Museum of Comparative Zoology
Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard  

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