The incredible sight of the glass frog – whose transparent abdominal area allows you to see its internal organs. A team of American and Ecuadorian scientists working for Reptile and Amphibian Ecology International discovered a treasure trove of previously undiscovered species in a rare and dwindling ecosystem in west Ecuador
The Borneo Eared Frog(Ploypedates otilophus) also known as the Eared Tree Frog inhabits lowland rainforests. The species is easily identified by its large size and by the prominent ridges which lie above the eye and external ear-drum. Its dorsal surface is pale yellow brown adorned with dark brown stripes. The flanks show similar colour and patterning but the dark stripes are more thin. On the inner thighs and legs there is strong black banding on a white background. Its eyes are large with…
To think they would stop buses to kill chameleons, the orbital eye...and the legend of the two tribes. Ended up with 34 on my porch and paying the children a thebe for grasshoppers to feed them. Now they think all Americans eat grasshoppers.