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Ponmudi Bush frog The largest of the Roarchestes species in India.<br />
Came across this critically endangered species in Kerala during post monsoon season. Raorchestes ponmudi,bush frog,critically endangered,endemic,kerala,western ghats Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Ponmudi Bush frog

The largest of the Roarchestes species in India.
Came across this critically endangered species in Kerala during post monsoon season.

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  1. Wow, amazing find! Posted one year ago
  2. Awesome! Posted one year ago

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''Raorchestes ponmudi'' is a species of frog in the Rhacophoridae family. It is endemic to the Western Ghats, India and like others in the genus has a life-history that involves direct development, the tadpoles develop into tiny frogs within the egg. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests which are threatened habitats. It was first described from Ponmudi hill after which it is named but the species has a wider distribution within the southern Western Ghats and has been.. more

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Uploaded Jun 3, 2018. Captured Dec 2, 2017 20:26.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/5.6
  • 1/125s
  • ISO400
  • 90mm