Engystomops pustulosus — Túngara Frog
Also known as:
Mud-puddle Frog, Guayaquil Dwarf Frog
Esquinas Rainforest Lodge, Golfito region, Puntarenas province, Costa Rica—September 24, 2001
We saw these odd little frogs calling in ponds at night. They've got irregular bumpy skin, short legs, and squat little bodies like toads. They make a distinctive "ricochet" call that's surprisingly loud for frogs of this small size (an inch or so long).
A different country, a different decade, a different hotel. But the same weird little frogs!
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