The mom purple frog after breeding
You can see the attach marks on this female purple frog’s stomach. It shows she complete her breeding and dispersed with her male and ready to to underground for lead their secret life. They lived most of their life in undergrounds. During the starting of monsoon Female purple frog comes from the underground with more than 3000 eggs inside. After finding her pair the female then carries the male to suitable oviposition sites, where he pushes the eggs out of the female with his hindlimbs and fertilizes them. The eggs are deposited in arrays or clumps. One mating pair deposited about 3600 eggs in one night.
It is one of the most popular frogs in the world and can act as an ambassador for amphibian conservation. The species has been spotted in Kerala in the seasonal streams starting from Ashambu Hills in southern Kerala to Wayanad in northern Kerala. As it comes out from under the ground that too only for a day, it is also called Mahabali frog which alludes to the mythical king,” said Sandeep Das, a research scholar with Kerala Forest Research Institute, who has placed the proposal before the Board.