Seen along the Cumbasa River
Seen along the edge of the Chumbasa River.
Amphisbaena alba is one of the most common herps at Alto Mayo valley (870- 900 m NN), related to Atta ant nests. We have weekly sightings and try to train our workers not to kill those animals. In my opinion, A. alba might feed also on giant earth worms and is possibly a prey of a large local Micrurus species. Until now, I saw only adults during the past 30 years- never juveniles. This species is also present in the Tropical Dry Forest belt of the Huallaga Central (Juan Guerra, 12 km south of Tarapoto).
Ameerega trivittata were calling under a log in a forest near Pongo de Cainarachi, Peru.
Ameerega pongoensis from the area around Pongo de Cainarachi, Peru.
Allobates femoralis from around Chazuta, Peru.
Ameerega cainarachi from the area around Chazuta, Peru.
Ameerega bassleri found near a dry stream around Chazuta, Peru.
Ranitomeya variabilis from around Chazuta, Peru.
Ranitomeya imitator from around Tarapoto, Peru.
Ranitomeya imitator from around Pongo de Cainarachi, Peru.
Ranitomeya imitator from around Chazuta, Peru.
Ranitomeya fantastica from around Pongo de Cainarachi, Peru.
Ranitomeya fantastica around Chazuta, Peru.
A toad, perhaps a Rhinella species? found on the forest floor near Pongo de Cainarachi, Peru.
Unidentified - possibly Leptodactylus simonstuarti?
Population found along the Rio Huallaga at La Playa, a few hours north of Chazuta by boat (photos #1 and #2)
Photos #3 and #4 from different population found along the Borja Ridge, San Martin, Peru