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Red eyes with veins so when they are sleeping they can still see predators. Orange toes, blue sides with white patterns that vary individually. Neon to dark green body. White underside. on rainy humid nights the males call to attract the females with a chirp that is almost like a bird but more deep.
Neotropics, Cloud forests, Rainforest's, and in trees.
Found 4 of these on the same humid night at Selva Verde Lodge. I have 2 of these as pets so I recognized the call so I went out looking for them when I heard the ver so familiar "Chirps". This one posed for me when I took this picture in the middle of the night on a Droid Razr HD camera. (Didnt have my camera at the time).
Spotted on Jun 29, 2013
Submitted on Jun 3, 2014
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wonderful! congratulations on SOTD!
Congratulations. Awesome picture.
Gorgeous frog and photo. Congratulations on SOTD!!! Awesome!
Welcome to the community Matt, and congratulations you have just earned your first Spotting of the Day!
Red-eyed tree frogs hide in the rainforest canopy and ambush their insect prey, capturing them with their long, sticky tongues. They.sleep hidden under leaves during the day with their eyes closed. If disturbed, they flash their bulging red eyes and expose their vivid blue-and-yellow flanks. This tactic is believed to startle potential predators and provide enough time for the frog to escape to safety.
Thanks Mark Ridgway glad you like it
Nice job Matt. Welcome to the Project.
Thanks AntónioGinjaGinja Glad you liked it!
Beautiful capture Sphingid_Matt ,congrats and thanks for sharing