Red-eyed Treefrog

Agalychnis callidryas

Range: Atlantic lowlands and foothills from southern Veracruz and northern Oaxaca, Mexico, southward through Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize to eastern Panama. It also occurs in the Pacific lowlands of Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama.

Description: Can reach a total length of 2.75 in. The dorsal surfaces of the head, body, forearm, hind limbs, fingers and toes are green often with white spots on the dorsum. The sides are bluish with three to eight vertical cream bars, and the underside is cream.

Habitat: This frog inhabits tropical, wet, moist, and dry forest.

Wild: Various insects
Zoo: crickets

Reproduction: Female lay 5 clutches of about 14-90 eggs under leaf litter

Fun Fact: Their bright colors can sometimes fool predators into believing that they are poisonous.