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Guiana Sheild Leaf Frog

Rhinella lescurei


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


leaf litter, rainforest at 500m


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 5 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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