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Common Dink Frog

(EIeutherodactylus diastema)

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The Common Dink Frog is also called Tink Frog, Caretta Robber Frog. Small brown or grayish frog; often has dark bars or spots on the back and legs, although coloring is highly variable; eyes brown / silver; its name refers to loud, metallic calls given by males at night; 2.5cm (1 in). (Martillito).


Low and middle elevation wet forests; often found in shrubs or trees, especially on bromeliad epiphytes.

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 Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Rincón de La Vieja National 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.

Common Dink Frog (EIeutherodactylus diastema), Costa Rica