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Andes giant glass frog

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Anura
Genus  Espadarana
Higher classification  Centrolene
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Centrolenidae
Scientific name  Centrolene andinum
Rank  Species
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Similar  Frog, Glass frog, Centrolene, Espadarana, Amphibians

The Andes giant glass frog (Espadarana andina) is a species of frog in the family Centrolenidae. It is found in the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia and the Mérida Andes and Serranía del Perijá of Venezuela. In Spanish, it is known as ranita de cristal Andina.

Its natural habitats are cloud forests and montane evergreen dry forests. It lives along mountain streams and lays its eggs on vegetation over the streams. It is not considered threatened by the IUCN.

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Andes giant glass frog Wikipedia


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