various individuals pictured
Photographed at Carrefour BOLOKOBOUE (near road to ENEF). Foam nest within a few meters.
The African foam-nest tree frog (Chiromantis rufescens) is a frogfound in the tropical rainforests of Central Africa. Its upper body is a brownish color, tinged rust, and it has small dark spots around its head and pelvis. The frog lives in trees, and builds its nest on branches overhanging water. It is called the foam-nest tree frog because its nest consists of air bubbles, wrapped in leaf. When its larvae hatch, they fall into the water...