Engystomops petersi — Peters’ Dwarf Frog
Some other names for this species:
Painted Forest Toadlet
Lorrie Smith found this oddly proportioned little frog hunkered down on the Nauta road. It looks like a long-legged arboreal toad, but it is thought to feed exclusively on termites on the forest floor.
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