It is hard to explain the size of this huge frog. Maybe imagining about 7 Strawberry Poison Dart Frogs lined up one behind the other can help. This frog is very large is in comparison with most other frog species in Costa Rica. Given its size and commonality according to the Amphibians of Costa Rica: A Field Guide book by Twan Leenders, it was surprising that I could not see as many of them as I would have suspected during my two visits to Yatama Ecolodge. To be fair, they can still camouflage very well against the leaf litter, and the two individuals that we saw, one on each trip, were very close to the refuge, the first one just by the sidewalk. In comparison, I had to walk many hours in many different trails to see the Ghost Glass Frog just once, and I searched for another specialty, the Splendid Leaf Frog, without any success at all.
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