Big Eyed Tree Frog

Big Eyed Tree Frog

Scientific Name – Leptopelis vermiculatus

Classification – Arthroleptidae

Baby Name – Tadpole, polliwog, froglet

Collective Noun – Army, colony

Average Length – 4 to 8.5 cm

Life Expectancy – 5 to 7 years

Breeding Season – Not known

Incubation Period – Not known

Special Features – Very big eyes with large toe pads which help in climbing; it has a distinct tympanum

Family Unit – Males are very territorial and uses calls to attract females and to deter other males of the same species

Geographical Distribution – Tanzania (Africa)

World Population – Unknown

Conservation Status – Endangered

Natural Habitat – Wet tropical rainforests

Diet – Insectivorous

Predators – Not known