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Brilliant Forest Frog

(Rana warszewitschii)

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The Brilliant Forest Frog is also called Warszewitsch's Frog. A mid-sized slender frog, brownish with green spots or splotches, or uniformly green; sometimes with dark lace mask; legs brownish and darkly barred; dark brown rear thighs with yellow spots or markings; eyes brown and gold; to 8 cm (3 in). (Rana).


Low, middle, and higher elevation wet forests, Caribbean and Pacific slopes; found in and along rivers and streams, ponds, small pools.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Corcovado National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
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.

Brilliant Forest Frog (Rana warszewitschii), Costa Rica