Parker’s Forest Treefrog – Leptopelis parkeri

Male (top) and female (bottom) Parker’s Forest Treefrog, scientifically named Leptopelis parkeri (Arthroleptidae). These frogs are rather large within the genus (males reach up to 43 mm, and females are up to 56 mm), and have distinctively bright red eyes. 

This species is endemic to several mountains in the Eastern Arc chain of Tanzania, and is listed as Endangered by the IUCN because its population is considered to be severely fragmented.

References: [1] – [2] – [3]

Photo credit: ©James Vonesh | Locality: Amani Nature Reserve, Tanzania (2002) | [Top] – [Bottom]


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