This treefrog was observed at night on low vegetation in a forested area in the Madidi National Park, in northwestern Bolivia.
changed from being very slimy to very sticky in an instant
Female Osteocephalus taurinus, found at night in a temporary rain puddle on a trail close to the research station.
Osteocephalus taurinus, seen during the day in a primary terra-firme forest, a few hundred meters from the right margin of Rio Juruá.
The Manaus slender-legged tree frog, Osteocephalus taurinus, is a species of frog in the Hylidae family found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, moist savanna, rivers, intermittent freshwater marshes, and canals and ditches. It is threatened by habitat loss. It is also reported to produce bufotenin.