This is not the first occasion where a frog would leap straight up as if to give me a hug (or a kiss). These night frogs seem to be drawn to point-light sources. And this interesting behavior has so far been witnessed near two ghost natal frog species. The first one found on a wall, following a slight bodily adjustment, made a bold move into the handheld LED illumination. Like it were a portal to a paradise only perceptible to them, these frogs make an ambitious leap for light. This one was observed on a grass field at night. I got out my camera to take photographs as soon as I had it in the spotlight. It sat calm up to till the moment it sprang high up in what I supposed was an escape move. But, on the contrary, it had aimed for the torch light directly above it. It made off when it failed to reach it.
In the riverbed
Campsite and its surroundings
This frog was observed at night near a shallow puddle in Akagera National Park in eastern Rwanda.