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Smoky Jungle Frog

Leptodactylus pentadactylus

Description:

A very large nocturnal frog. Due to its size, it eats a wide variety of animal prey including mammals, small birds, snakes, lizards, other frogs, and large arthropods.

Habitat:

Midland rainforest

Notes:

Found in the middle of a road while road cruising during a rainstorm.

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33 Comments (1–25)

Hunter Hebenstreit
Hunter Hebenstreit 8 years ago

Thank you!

Nice looking frog or Sapo.

Voddy
Voddy 8 years ago

Wow great spotting congrats :D !!

Hunter Hebenstreit
Hunter Hebenstreit 8 years ago

Thank you all. :)

nexttogone
nexttogone 8 years ago

I didn't know that frogs could be so vicious. A late congrats too on such a cool find!

FrancisQuintana
FrancisQuintana 8 years ago

Cool...

Hunter Hebenstreit
Hunter Hebenstreit 8 years ago

Wow, exciting! Thank you for letting me know.

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Congratulations Hunter, this spotting is featured in the Project Noah blog! http://blog.projectnoah.org/post/3133882...

Hunter Hebenstreit
Hunter Hebenstreit 8 years ago

Thanks all of you!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Congratulations!

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Oh my goodness...huge! I would love to see one in situ. Thanks for sharing.

Hunter Hebenstreit
Hunter Hebenstreit 8 years ago

Ceherzog: He was probably at least 6 inches long!! One of the largest frogs I've ever seen!

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Excellent! Just how large is he?

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

Awesome. Congratulations!

Jellyfishnebula
Jellyfishnebula 8 years ago

Wow! Cool!

williefromwi
williefromwi 8 years ago

Congrats on your spotting of the day young man, I certainly hope your passion for wildlife and photography continues to grow, in the years to come. I look forward to seeing more of your spottings. Thanks for sharing it with all of us here.

bbprevas
bbprevas 8 years ago

great photo

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Awesome spot!
Congratulations Hunter!

DeepankshiChittora
DeepankshiChittora 8 years ago

superb click....

Impressive frog!

Pino
Pino 8 years ago

coool !

surekha
surekha 8 years ago

Wonderful spotting! Congrats!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 8 years ago

Congrats on your well-earned SOTD!

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

wow cool Congrats!

Hunter Hebenstreit
Hunter Hebenstreit 8 years ago

Thank you!! I'm looking forward to sharing more sightings like this in the future!

Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 3, 2012
Submitted on Jul 17, 2012

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