Eyes Image (11k)Gaudy Leaf Frog

The bright colors 
(orange toes and 
cream-and-purple 
stripes) helps to 
attract a mate, 
yet the frogs also 
need to lay low 
during the day to 
avoid being dis-
covered and eaten.  
By sitting on his 
hands and feet, 
pulling his elbows 
and knees to his 
sides, and closing 
his eyes during 
the daytime 
(while asleep) a 
male frog becomes 
nothing but leafy 
green. 

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  forest dwellers

Gaudy Leaf Frog Image (77k)
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