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Mexican Treefrog

(Smilisca baudinii)

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Largish treefrog with short, bluntly rounded snout; pale greenor brown above with darker blotches; limbs marked with dark bands;dark eye bar; often,vertical dark bars on upper lip;to 6 cm (2.5in). (Rana de Arbol).


Low and middle elevation wet forests and drier areas, Caribbean and northern Pacific slopes; found in trees and low vegetation.

Found in the following Parks:

Irazú Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
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.

Mexican Treefrog (Smilisca baudinii), Costa Rica