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Gladiator Frog

(Hyla rosenbergi)

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The Gladiator Frog is also called Rosenberg'sTreefrog. Largish frog, yellowish tan or brown above, blotched, with a thin, dark line in the middle of the back running from tip of snout to rump; black or dark markings on sides and limbs; females often have the black line but no other black markings; webbed fingers and toes; to 8 cm (3 in). (Rana de Arbol).


Low and some middle elevations, southern Pacific slope; found in or near small pools.

Found in the following Parks:

Corcovado 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.
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Gladiator Frog (Hyla rosenbergi), Costa Rica