In The Trees – Amphibians – Tree Dwelling Amphibians

Category: Amphibians

Marsupial Treefrogs

Marsupial Treefrogs take care of their young in a way similar to kangaroos. They carry the babies on a pouch on their backs, until the children are mature enough to start their own lives. Although the Gastrotheca family includes multiple species, they are all fairly similar in lifestyle and habits. These frogs are fairly small,

RedEyed Tree Frog

Physical Characteristics The RedEyed tree frog is a small frog that will not grow more than 3 to 4 centimetres in length. The females are larger than the males, and tend to be more dominant as well. This gorgeous guy is well known for the colors. It has bright red bulging eyes, orange feet and

Tomato Frog

The Tomato frog is a fairly large frog that can have a body size larger than a grown mans fist. The Tomato Frog can grow to be about three to four inches long. The females are larger than the males who grow to about 3 inches long. The Tomato Frog is a rainforest animal, found

Eleutherodactylus Frog

The Eleutherodactylus frog is one of the smallest known frogs to date. It is a relatively recent discovery as it was found and identified in 1966 and as of yet does not have a universal or common household name as many other frog species do, though in some areas it is known as the Coqui.

Wallaces Frog

In the world of amphibians, Wallaces Frog is what might be called an overachiever. Not content merely to do the things that other frogs do, he not only swims, hops and catches bugs, he also flies. Maybe he saw the birds avoiding predators that way, who knows, but Wallace’s Frog has taken to air travel.

Whites Tree Frog

Whites Tree Frog is a largish frog which is about 3 to 4 inches long, with the females being larger than the males. The color ranges from light blue to deep forest green, or sometimes almost gray. The males have a vocal sac that is under the throat, and the female’s throat is white. Whites

American Green Tree Frog

The Tree Frog or the Peeper Frog is said to forecast rain, because he likes the humid weather, and after mating season he will sing on rainy nights, or very warm humid ones. It is very seldom seen, but is always heard singing from trees or scrub, while feeding on insects. They winter in hollow

Tree Frog

Living deep within the tropical rain forests of Central and South America, there exists a family of over 165 different types of Dendrobatid frogs (arrow-poison frogs). These frogs secrete a poisonous cocktail of potent lipophilic alkaloids from the granular glands located on their back, which form some of the deadliest natural toxins known. In this
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