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Meadow Treefrog

(Hyla pseudopuma)

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The Meadow Treefrog is also called Gunther's Costa Rican Treefrog. Usually tan or brown but males during breeding periods are bright yellow; yellow or yellow-green on limbs; a dark line starts behind each eye and continues along the sides; to 5 cm (2 in). (Rana de Arbo).


Middle and high elevation wet forests; mostly arboreal and often found around bromeliad epiphytes, but also occurs in small pools.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Irazú Volcano National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Rincón de La Vieja 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.

Meadow Treefrog (Hyla pseudopuma), Costa Rica