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Amazon Milk Frog

These big, tree-dwelling frogs from the Amazon Rainforest of South America are also called Mission golden-eyed tree frogs or the blue milk frog.

Stable
Threatened
Endangered

Animal Facts

Scientific Name

Trachycephalus resinifictrix

Range

Amazon rainforest in South America

Location in the Zoo

Reptile and Amphibian House

Cool Animal Fact

The “milk” is a blue fluid they excrete when they are stressed.