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Vaillant's Frog

(Rana vaillanti)

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The Vaillant's Frog is also called Web-footed Frog. A large frog with greenish headand shoulders; body and limbs shading to brown, bronze,or grayish with black flecks; sides sometimes gray or gray-brown with black spots;dark bars on rear legs; toes fully webbed; to 11cm (4.5in). (Rana)


Lowland forests of Pacific and Caribbean slopes; found in quiet water of rivers, streams, ponds, near shore.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Palo Verde National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional 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.

Vaillant's Frog (Rana vaillanti), Costa Rica