Wallace’s Flying Frog (Rhacophorus nigropalmatus)

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The Wallace’s Flying Frog (Rhacophorus nigropalmatus) is one species of flying frogs. They are part of the family Rhacophoridae known as the moss or bush frog family. They are part of the sub-order Neobatrachia. They are found in the tropical jungles or Malaysia and Borneo.

These frogs get their name from their “flying”.  They really use more of a parachute system, jumping from trees and use their webbed feet to catch the air, making them glide. They can even do this from 50 feet in the air.

 

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