Blue-Nosed Frog

Blue-Nosed Frog : Unknown Amphibian of Central Africa.

Physical description:

Frog with a blue spot on its snout that glows in the dark.


Northern Cameroon.

Significant sighting:

Jonathan Downes found several of these tree frogs for sale at an animal fair in Newton Abbot, Devon, England, in July 1997. Later on, he discovered that there was no such frog known to science.


  • Karl Shuker, “The Frog with the Luminous Nose,” Strange Magazine, no. 19 (Spring 1998): 23


Mysterious Creatures – A Guide to Cryptozoology written by George M. Eberhart – Copyright © 2002 by George M. Eberhart