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Smokey Jungle Frog

(Leptodactylus pentadactylus)

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The SmokyJungle Frog is also called Smoky Frog, South American Bullfrog. A large frog, brown, gray, or purplish gray, often with dark spots; lips with light and dark bars; skin secretions can be irritating to people; to 16cm (6 in). (Rana Toro)


Dry and wet low and middle elevation forests; found in burrows or in rock crevices, often near rivers or streams.

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.
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.

Smokey Jungle Frog (Leptodactylus pentadactylus), Costa Rica