Amazon milk frog (Trachycephalus resinifictrix)


Amazon milk frog or the Mission golden-eyed tree frog (Trachycephalus resinifictrix) is a tree frog native to the Amazon rain forest.  They reach 2.5 to 4 inches in length.  The milk that is in their name refers to a poisonous white secretion that the frog releases when threatened. They usually lay their eggs in the rainy season and the tadpoles hatch from the eggs a day later.


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