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Bransford's Litter Frog

(Eleutherodactylus bransfordii)

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The Bransford's Litter Frog is also called Bransford's Robber Frog. Small brownish frog with warty skin, usually with spots; some with light stripe down back; individuals even within the same small area are highly variable in skin color, markings, and skin texture; in many regions, these are the most abundant frogs found on the ground; 3 cm (1 in).


Low and middle elevation wet forests; found on the ground or hidden below the leaf litter.

Found in the following Parks:

Arenal Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Palo Verde National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.
Tortuguero National Park.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Bransford's Litter Frog (Eleutherodactylus bransfordii), Costa Rica