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Ranitomeya genus (undescribed)
I was passing through Supata and had the opportunity to go and do a bit of frogging with a guide in the habitat of this species. Frogging session was about 5 hours and we saw at least 30 or so of these little (2-3cm SVL) critters. I took the photographs myself. I believe the species is not yet formally described. The male carries a single egg or tadpole curled up on his back in the style of most poison arrow frogs. This species is apparently not particularly toxic as this genus goes - not nearly as much as the Golden Poison Arrow Frog (Phyllobates terribilis).
The species is restricted to approximately 20-50 hectares of hilltop rainforest near Supata - and is endangered mainly because of habitat loss (most of its natural habitat has been deforested for agriculture).
This species is the focus of a quite well publicised community conservation programme. There is even a 'golden frog' statue in the main square of Supata town.