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Three-striped Poison Dart Frog

Ameerega trivitatta

Description:

Large male frog carrying its young to a small pool or water filled crevice where they will develop into froglets in 40-50 days time. Please see earlier entry for detailed description and habitat details.

Habitat:

This one seen in tropical highland forest an hours drive out of Tarapoto in northern Peru.

Notes:

Assuming this is a male frog as they usually do the guard duty of the eggs and developing tadpoles. As eggs are generally layed in leaf litter, the tadpoles have to be transported to water to complete their growth cycle.

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14 Comments

triggsturner
triggsturner 6 years ago

Thank you Mark.

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 6 years ago

Great pics Bob

triggsturner
triggsturner 6 years ago

Thanks Leanne - it certainly has the wow factor :)

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 6 years ago

Wow!

triggsturner
triggsturner 6 years ago

A great dad Marta. Its a wonder to me that they dont slip off while he is travelling.

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

A good dad!

triggsturner
triggsturner 6 years ago

Thank you Antonio and Polilla. Glad you liked it.

Wow triggsturner,just beautiful,congrats and thanks for sharing

triggsturner
triggsturner 6 years ago

Thank you venusflytrap2000. Always a pleasure to share these moments in time with like minded people.

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 6 years ago

Amazing images!

triggsturner
triggsturner 6 years ago

Thank you guys for your comments. Was a pleasant surprise to find this fellow and his family.

twolittletoddies
twolittletoddies 6 years ago

Awesome photo, Well done!

Francisco Ramírez
Francisco Ramírez 6 years ago

Surprising & excellent !!!!!!

Outstanding !

triggsturner
Spotted by
triggsturner

Juan Guerra, San Martín, Peru

Spotted on Aug 13, 2015
Submitted on Dec 3, 2015

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