Indian farmland surprisecashed frog swarm expert: It’s male frogs for courtship change color

An Indian National Park worker recently captured a strange footage while investigating an amphibian in Nassingpur, Madhya Pradesh,media reported. In the video, a group of yellow frogs can be seen jumping up and down in a waterlogged field, with individual frogs bulging blue gills.

Indian farmland surprisecashed frog swarm expert: It's male frogs for courtship change color

The video has been retweeted wildly since it was uploaded to social media, with more than 144,000 views.

According to experts, the frog is an Indian bullfrog called Hopoatrachus tigerinus, usually green or brown, maled discoloration in order to attract the opposite sex during the rainy season mating.

They are mainly found in Afghanistan, India, Myanmar, Pakistan and Bangladesh, but their reproductive capacity is strong and is now said to have spread to more distant areas such as the Maldives and Madagascar.

And the bullfrog is very strange in nature, they will prey on birds, mice and other animals, and even other kinds of frogs or slugs for food.

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the golden bullfrog is showing no signs of extinction and its survival is not threatened by human behaviour.

Indian farmland surprisecashed frog swarm expert: It's male frogs for courtship change color