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The endangered yellow-stripped tree frog This yellow-stripped tree frog is tough to spot in the pitch dark of a jungle at night, but if you see it, it is fantastic! :) What a great little guy. :) 5D mkIII,Coorg,Geotagged,India,Rhacophorus lateralis,Spring,adhocphotographer,india,john rowell,karnataka,western ghats,yellow-stripped tree frog Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

The endangered yellow-stripped tree frog

This yellow-stripped tree frog is tough to spot in the pitch dark of a jungle at night, but if you see it, it is fantastic! :) What a great little guy. :)

    comments (7)

  1. Cant wait for the monsoons to see these gems!
    Love the frame. Nice shot!
    Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thanks... :)

      It was actually taken in April, apparently you can find them all year round!
      Posted 5 years ago, modified 5 years ago
      1. They can found all the year round, but to see some action, you need to wait for monsoons :) Posted 5 years ago
  2. Wow JohnR, beautifully done :) Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thanks Darryl! I'm thinking of buying some filters for my torch so i can get more natural artificial lighting! :) Posted 5 years ago
  3. Great shot John. Besides the fact that it is endangered (rare), the photograph itself is brilliant. Posted 5 years ago
  4. Thanks! I do try to make pleasing images! :) Posted 5 years ago

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''Rhacophorus lateralis'' is an endangered species of rhacophorid tree frog endemic to the Western Ghats in South India. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, intermittent freshwater marshes and plantations. After its original description in 1883 by George Albert Boulenger, the frog was rediscovered in 2000 by Daniel Bennett and team from University of Aberdeen expedition to the region Along with ''R malabaricus'', it is one of the few anuran amphibians in India.. more

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Uploaded Jan 28, 2015. Captured Apr 28, 2013 21:04 in Maragodu - Kathalekadu Road, Maragodu, Karnataka 571252, India.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/4.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO640
  • 105mm