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Kodaikanal Bush frog One of the stunning grassland species of bush frogs endemic to the grasslands of Western Ghats. Initially described from the Kodaikanal region this species this species is classified as Vulnerable. The distribution of this species has to be updated. The IUCN status also has to be re-assessed. <br />
Came across a good number of this species in the grasslands of Munnar, Kerala. There were almost as common as the Pseudophilautus species. The one photographed here is a female. It was moving in the direction of a male, calling from deep inside a grass thicket. We couldn&#039;t find the male but his presence was loud and clear. Geotagged,India,Koadaikanal bush frog,Raorchestes dubois,Summer,amphibian,endemic,frog,grass,grassland,kerala,munnar,vulnerable Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Kodaikanal Bush frog

One of the stunning grassland species of bush frogs endemic to the grasslands of Western Ghats. Initially described from the Kodaikanal region this species this species is classified as Vulnerable. The distribution of this species has to be updated. The IUCN status also has to be re-assessed.
Came across a good number of this species in the grasslands of Munnar, Kerala. There were almost as common as the Pseudophilautus species. The one photographed here is a female. It was moving in the direction of a male, calling from deep inside a grass thicket. We couldn't find the male but his presence was loud and clear.

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  1. That's a lovely capture. Posted one year ago

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''Raorchestes dubois'' is a species of frog in the family Rhacophoridae. It is known from the southern Western Ghats, near Kodaikanal in Dindigul District in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. Its habitats include roadside vegetation and gardens.

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Uploaded Aug 6, 2018. Captured Jul 26, 2018 06:57 in Munnar - Udumalpet Road, Nullatanni, Munnar, Kerala 685612, India.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/4.2
  • 1/160s
  • ISO200
  • 90mm