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Anaimalai Flying Frog

Anaimalai flying frog is a species of frog found only in the Anaimalai Hills of Tamil Nadu and Kerala states, India. It is restricted to the Indira Gandhi National Park and surroundings in the southern Western Ghats of India. The arboreal species can descend aerially.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Rhacophoridae
    Genus Rhacophorus
    Scientific Name Rhacophorus pseudomalabaricus


    Other Names False Malabar gliding frog
    Size Around 7 cm
    Color Green upper surface with yellowish orange webbing in hand and feet; white mottling on the sides
    Distribution States of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, India
    Habitat Near bodies of water in tropical moist evergreen forest
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Critically Endangered

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    Published on June 9th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 7th June 2017.

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