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Golden Mantella - front view, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar A gorgeous yet severely threatened frog from Madagascar. <br />
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Golden Mantella - front view, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar

A gorgeous yet severely threatened frog from Madagascar.

Golden Mantella, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar A gorgeous yet severely threatened frog from Madagascar. <br />
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Golden Mantella - side view, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar A gorgeous yet severely threatened frog from Madagascar. <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85425/golden_mantella_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
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Golden Mantella - top view, Pyreras Reserve, Madagascar A gorgeous yet severely threatened frog from Madagascar. <br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/85424/golden_mantella_-_side_view_pyreras_reserve_madagascar.html<br />
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  1. It's beautiful! Great shots, Ferdy. Posted 6 days ago
    1. Thank you! Posted 6 days ago

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The golden mantella (Mantella aurantiaca) is a small, terrestrial frog endemic to Madagascar. It has an extremely restricted distribution in three distinct areas centered on the town of Moramanga - Beparasy and Ambohibary Communes, Torotorofotsy Wetland northwest of Andasibe, and in the area of Ambakoana. Mantella aurantiaca is one of Madagascar's most threatened amphibian species due to its limited distribution in an area under tremendous anthropogenic pressure. It may also be threatened by over-collection.. more

Similar species: Frogs
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By Ferdy Christant

Public Domain
Uploaded Oct 7, 2019. Captured Jul 17, 2019 13:24 in RN2, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/8.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO90
  • 105mm