Frog of the Week

Ecuadorian Blue Glass Frog (Cochranella mache)

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endangered

Common Name: Ecuadorian Blue Glass Frog
Scientific Name: Cochranella mache
Family Name: Centrolenidae
Location: Colombia, Ecuador
Size: 1.1 inches or 28 mm

This glass frog species is relatively new in that it was only discovered in 2004. Lots of its life history still needs to be explored but the female lays her eggs on leaves of trees hanging over streams where the tadpoles hatch and fall into.

Image by David Burkart
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