Lemur Tree Frog

Also called lemur leaf frogs, these frogs are tiny, only about 1 inch in length. These frogs are endangered due to habitat destruction and the deadly chytrid fungus.

  • Scientific Name: Hylomantis lemur
  • Range: Rainforests in Central America
  • Status in the Wild: Endangered
  • Location in the Zoo: Reptiles & Amphibians Building
  • Cool Animal Fact: Their large bulging eyes with silvery irises are a striking feature. The eggs are usually deposited on leaf surfaces, and the larvae are washed off or fall into water below.