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Mudpuddle Frog

(Physalaemus pustulosus)

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The Mudpuddle Frog is also calledTungara Frog, or FoamToad. Small brownish frog with rough (pustular) skin; resembles a toad, but lacks a toad's big glands on the head behind the eyes; to 3.5 cm (1.5 in). (SapitoTungara).


Forests, pastures, and gardens of Pacific lowlands and middle elevations; found on the ground or under leaf litter.

Found in the following Parks:

Carara National Park.
Corcovado National Park.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Palo Verde National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional 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.

Mudpuddle Frog (Physalaemus pustulosus), Costa Rica