Herpetofauna: One Life's List

Phyllomedusa bicolor
Giant Monkey Frog

Depto Loreto, Peru
January 19, 2013

One of the most incredible nights of frogging I've ever had included a half-dozen of these monsters, perched high in the trees close to a pond and calling in the ladies with a bass, staccato "BOB!".  Of course, all examples of bicolor found thereafter on the trip were named Bob.  The shot at right was achieved by standing on a large fallen tree, and extending my camera as high over my head as I could reach.  This particular Bob was perched in the same spot, three nights running.





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