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Lemur Leaf Frog

Lemur Leaf Frog Agalychnis lemur
Conservation Status: 
Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List. Their population is decreasing due to lost of habitat and chytridiomycosis (amphibian chytrid fungal disease).
Range: 
Costa Rica, Panama, and Columbia.
Habitat: 
Sloping areas of subtropical or tropical lowland and montane primary forest, freshwater marshes, and rivers.
This is a small, slender species of frog. When resting, the Lemur Leaf Frog is mainly green with brown speckles. Its feet are yellow/orange and underparts are white. There is a black line around their eyes. When they are active at night, their upperparts are brown, which provides camouflage, and their eyes will be grey. They are nocturnal and sleep on the undersides of leaves during the day
 
Lemur Leaf Frogs weigh 4 to 9 grams, and measure 3 to 4.5 cm in length. They live in sloping areas of subtropical lowland and montane primary forest, freshwater marshes and rivers. Lifespan is unknown in natural environment. Maximum 5 years when cared for by humans.
 
Lemur Leaf Frogs eat insects, snails, crustaceans, worms, spiders, cnidarians, echinoderms and small invertebrates. At Bird Kingdom, their diet consists of crickets dusted with a calcium supplement.
 
During breeding, the eggs are usually placed on leaf surfaces, then the larvae fall off or are washed off into water that is below the site of oviposition.
 
Lemur Leaf Frogs are critically endangered on the IUCN Red List. Their population is decreasing due to loss of habitat and chytridiomycosis (amphibian chytrid fungal disease). Lemur Leaf Frogs Agalychnis lemur Native to Costa Rica, Panama and Columbia.