Monday, August 20, 2012

Amazing baby Amazon Milk Frog

Amazing baby Amazon Milk Frog!

The Amazon Milk frog is a
beautiful species of treefrog that
has only been available in the UK
for a short period of time. The
species has been available to
keepers in other countries a little
longer. They are of similar
appearance to Whites treefrogs
(Litoria caerulea) in their build,
they are heavy bodied and stocky
with a certain level of cute
dumpiness. They are also of a
similar adult size, around 6-10cm.
The colours and patterns differ
though, although variable, the
majority seen in captivity in the UK
are grey and black with a bluish
tinge. They are exceptionally
beautiful as babies, the grey is
replaced with a silvery white. They
have a white milk like (hence the
name) secretion that is thought to
be poisonous and used as a

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