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Frogs and Toads

Frog Eyes

Frogs can have brown, green, silver, red, bronze or even gold eyes. Their pupils even come in different shapes. Some frogs even have triangular or star-shaped pupils!

• Round pupils

They look like human pupils.

Vietnamese Mossy Frog Vietnamese Mossy Frog - Photo: reptiles4all/Shutterstock

• Vertical pupils

These let frogs see well in the dark.

Garlic Toad Garlic Toad - Photo: taviphoto/Shutterstock

• Heart-shaped pupils

Yellow-bellied toads and Oriental fire-bellied toads have heart-shaped pupils.

Yellow-Bellied Toad Yellow-Bellied Toad - Photo: hfuchs/Shutterstock

• Horizontal pupils

These pupils are more commonly seen in frogs that are active during the day.

Tree Frog Tree Frog - Photo: Kurit afshen/Shutterstock

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