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Leaf Litter Frog

Leaf Litter Frog:

Scientists have found that Leaf Litter Frog emits ultrasonic sounds that are inaudible to humans but can scare off predators.

  • Leaf Litter Frog is the most abundant species of frog in the forest community.
  • It utilizes its high-frequency screams as a survival strategy.
  • It inhabits primary and secondary forests and forest edges.
  • It is usually found in the leaf-litter on the forest floor, or on leaves in low vegetation inside the forest.
  • They are tiny and the largest of the species are females. In size, they are barely up to 64 millimeters (2.5 inches) in length.
  • It is a species of frog endemic to the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest.
  • Conservation status
    • IUCN: Least concern