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Emerald Glass Frog

(Centrolene prosoblepon)

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The Emerald Glass Frog is also called Nicaragua Giant Glass Frog. Tiny translucent frog, dark green often with black spots; pale green hands; organs / bones visible through abdominal skin; to 3.5 cm (1.4 in). (Rana de Vidrio).


Low, middle, and higher elevation wet forests, Caribbean and southern Pacific slopes; found along rivers and streams, in vegetation.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Corcovado National Park.
Irazú Volcano National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Poás Volcano National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Tortuguero National Park.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.

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.

Emerald Glass Frog (Centrolene prosoblepon), Costa Rica