Today’s species highlight is on the Ameerega macero, otherwise known as the Manu poison frog. It is a gorgeous frog!
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This frog can be found in southern Peru & Brazil.
These frogs can be found in the lowland tropical moist forest, more specifically the bamboo forests. Eggs are laid on land and the adults carry the tadpoles to streams.
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The Ameerega macero is seen as least concern by the IUCN red list, although they are threatened by illegal export and habitat loss.
There is not a lot of information on this frog yet, but there will be more information as we learn more about them.
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