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Blue Jeans Frog

Oophaga pumilio

Description:

There are many variations of the colors, from deep red, to orange, with black legs, blue legs, or all the body could be blue. This one shows a red body with blue legs, in a elevation of about 250 meters above sea level.

Habitat:

Rainforest

Notes:

The Blue Jeans morpho is a variation of the Strawberry Poison-dart Frog.

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21 Comments

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Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 6 years ago

oooooooooooooohs and aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahs for me

Beautiful !

:-) thanks...

is moderately poisonous

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 7 years ago

This is so colorful.. Is it poisonous ??

Thanks, I like it a lot ...too

SunirmalBarai
SunirmalBarai 8 years ago

one of the best

Thanks Nicholas....

Nicholas4
Nicholas4 8 years ago

Just a bit of perfection! excellent shot.

Gracias por sus apreciaciones

This individual has found by a student from the Filton College in a trip organized by HOTELBEDS Costa Rica.

Thanks, We still can see good numbers in the wild, even in my property. A small forest protected for frogs and more.... (sloth monkeys and toucans )

Elsa
Elsa 8 years ago

Congrats!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Nature's great contrast...!!!

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

It deserves indeed to be the spotting of the day. Congratulations!

peter
peter 8 years ago

Spotting of the day!

"The skin coloration of a Blue Jeans Frog is a protection mechanism that indicates the frog’s toxicity and averts predators from potential attacks."

http://facebook.com/projectnoah/posts/22...
http://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/85...

hookgv
hookgv 8 years ago

A most colourful frog, looks like a plastic model somewhat. :~)

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 8 years ago

fabulous and brillant colors!

Yasser
Yasser 8 years ago

One of my most favorite frogs!

Elsa
Elsa 8 years ago

Fantastic! Doesn't even look real..

Jonathan Sequeira
Spotted by
Jonathan Sequeira

Sarapiquí, Alajuela, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.32, Long: -84.15

Spotted on Jun 13, 2011
Submitted on Jun 27, 2011

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