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Guiana Sheild Leaf Frog

Rhinella lescurei

Description:

leaf mimicking frog, vertebral stripe, pointed snout, check out its camouflage in the last photo

Habitat:

leaf litter, rainforest at 500m

Notes:

The camouflage on this species certainly fooled me. I didn't notice this frog until I practically stepped on it at Brownsberg Nature park. Once I noticed it, it stayed fairly still and calm and let me photograph him. I can't believe how 'flat' it appears in the second photo, don't think I've seen another amphibian like this.

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1 Comment

Deny
Deny 11 months ago

Tympanium's for looking white contrastly than another of skin to the body side . Lovely toad 😍

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Brokopondo District, Suriname

Spotted on Dec 23, 2019
Submitted on Apr 23, 2020

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