Wallace’s Flying Frog

Wallace's Flying Frog

The Wallace’s Flying Frogs are known for their ability to glide through the air from one tree to another. They have a green dorsal region and a white ventral region and are spread across a large area covering several south Asian countries. The females of this species are larger than the males.

Scientific Name Rhacophorus nigropalmatus

Classification – Rhacophorus

Gender Names – Male – male; Female – female; Baby – tadpole

Collective Noun – Knot

Length/Size – 80–100 mm

Mating Season  Rainy season

Special Features  The webbed feet are relatively larger than the body

Geographical Distribution – From the Malay Peninsula to western parts of Indonesia, and is also found in Borneo and Sumatra islands

Natural Habitat – Dense forests with large trees

Conservation Status – Least Concern

Diet – Insects

Predators – Mostly tree climbing snakes