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Craugastor Froglet

Posted on Jun 23, 2016

Craugastor Froglet

I returned earlier this week from a quick, wet and successful research trip to the rainforests of Eastern Panama and thought I’d share the least flashy of our finds with you all. Rain frogs of the genus Craugastor breed through ‘direct development’ — a reproductive strategy that does not involve a free-swimming tadpole stage. Their eggs are terrestrial and the young hatch as fully-formed tiny froglets – and by tiny, I mean TINY… Twan Leenders RTPI President

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