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Vampire Frog

Vampire frog is a medium-sized species of frog found only in Vietnam. The arboreal species is capable of gliding between trees with the help of webbing between the fingers and toes.

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

    Other Names Vampire tree frog, vampire flying frog
    Size Around 4.5 cm
    Color Pale copper-brown upper surface with light dark-brown mottling; white chest and belly with little black mottling at the edge of the chest; upper surface of the arms and legs are copper brown  turning pinkish-cream or gray at the fingers and toes;  lower surface of the arms and legs are pale gray
    Distribution Southern Vietnam
    Habitat Montane evergreen forest
    Breeding Season Rainy season
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Endangered

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    Published on June 6th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.

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