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Splendid leaf frog

Cruziohyla calcarifer


This is a large arboreal frog about 8.5 cm long, They are in the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica and Panama and the lowlands of Colombia and northwestern Ecuador. It is considered a species under threat of extinction


Rainforest, lowlands

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34 Comments (1–25)

Beautiful !

Another frog I love...

MayraSpringmann 5 years ago

Wow!!!! Explendit colors!!!

Gracias Carol, Adam and Neil, por sus comentarios...

NeilDazet 5 years ago

Superb. Congrats on the Spotting of the Day achievement!

AdamBrown 5 years ago

That is ridiculously awesome!

CarolSnowMilne 5 years ago

Perfect name. I haven't seen anything so splendid in my life. It is a wonderful photo and frog. Congratulations!! WOW!

Thanks for all the nice comments, so glad you like this wonderful frog

SarahWhitt 6 years ago

SUPER SHOT!! Congrats!!

Nightstar 6 years ago

Gorgeous capture!

RavynVest 6 years ago

Absolutely beautiful :)

Gracias por sus comentarios, es un placer compartir la foto con todos.

Thanks for all your comments, I am so glad to share the pics with all of you.

AnnvanWijgerden 6 years ago

Ah, great shot, incredible frog!

IrmaFelicitas 6 years ago

Espectacular ejemplar, me pregunto: ¿cómo se logró la foto, si vive en la copa de los arboles? éso hace a la foto doblemente fantástica.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 6 years ago

Wonderful spotting!

Chiti 6 years ago

superb pic!!!!

Rolo 6 years ago

wow ...fantástico especimen

Wild Things
Wild Things 6 years ago

Lovely spotting, congrats.

Curator of Good
Curator of Good 6 years ago

Great shot!

q buena foto, felicitaciones

KatCuff 6 years ago

Congrats!! Beautiful pic!

peter 6 years ago

Congrats on an amazing photo, Jonathan. A well deserved Spotting of the Day!

"The stunningly beautiful Splendid Leaf Frog spends most its life in the rainforest canopy. Although spectacular and brightly colored, they are a rare species that is extremely difficult to observe in the wild."


Thnx Leuba and Alice.
It is COOL

alicelongmartin 6 years ago

Rare and Cool!!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

very interesting-looking frog. Nice spotting !

Heredia, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.17, Long: -84.16

Spotted on Jan 3, 2012
Submitted on Jan 3, 2012


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