Rabb’s Fringe-limbed Treefrog (Ecnomiohyla rabborum)

rabbs_frog_zooatlCRRabb’s Fringe-limbed Treefrog (Ecnomiohyla rabborum) is a frog species that is nearly extinct, as there is only 1 known frog of the species around living in the Atlanta Botanical Garden. It is thought that the species was wiped out by Chytrid fungus. They are native to Panama. The species was discovered in 2005. They grow to almost 4 inches long.

Rabb’s Fringe-limbed Treefrog females lay the eggs in water filled tree holes. The male frogs defend the hole during the day by blocking it. While blocking the hole, the tadpoles feed off the male’s skin, similar to caecillians


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