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Big Eyed Tree Frog

Big eyed tree frog is a species of frog found in Tanzania. The species is nocturnal and territorial.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Arthroleptidae
    Genus Leptopelis
    Scientific Name Leptopelis vermiculatus


    Other Names Peacock tree frog, Amani forest treefrog, vermiculated tree trog
    Size 4 to 8.5 cm
    Color Some individuals are bright green with scattered tiny black spots on the upper surface and the flanks are marbled with black and white; some specimens are brown with non-uniform darker brown triangular patches on the upper surface and lighter or darker brown spots and patches may appear over the forearms and legs; cream-white underside in both the forms
    Distribution Tanzania
    Habitat Closed-canopy wet tropical rainforests at an elevation between  900 and 1800 m
    Diet Insectivorous
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 100-150 eggs
    Average Lifespan 5 to 7 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Endangered

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    Published on April 10th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 25th March 2017.

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