Male Leptodactylus latrans photographed at night on the margin of a small pond in shrub vegetation.
Leptodactylus latrans is a species of frog in the Leptodactylidae family. Its local name is Sapo-Rana Llanero ("Llanos toad-frog") or Rana Criolla ("Creole frog"); In Brazil it is known as Rã Manteiga ("Butter Frog"); the latter term is also used for congeners elsewhere. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, and possibly Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical...