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Breviceps mossambicus, the adorable Flat Face Frog. A profile portrait.

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Phyllomedusa hypochondrialis, Tiger Striped Monkey Frog; nocturnal coloration

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Southern Toad, Anaxyrus terrestris in Everglades National Park

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Bufo alvarius skull, ventral aspect. Cleaned to perfection by dermestids

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Blue Sided Leaf Frog, Agalychnis annae. Nocturnal coloration.

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Cochranella granulosa, the Granular Glass Frog in our Costa Rica exhibit

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Critically endangered Lemur Leaf Frog from Panama, Agalychnis lemur

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Cruziohyla craspedopus, Fringed Leaf Frogs sharing a leaf on exhibit

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Cochranella granulosa, the Granular Glass Frog from Costa Rica

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@leilanimunter at the Sundance Film Festival premier of Racing Extinction. A new documentary which features our Rabbs' Fringe-limbed Tree Frog

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Agalychnis annae, Blue Sided Frog

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Agalychnis spurelli, the Gliding Leaf Frog

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Cruziohyla calcarifer, the Splendid Leaf Frog

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Mimic Poison Frog, Ranitomeya imitator on exhibit in Frogs of the Amazon

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American Toad, Anaxyrus americanus. Dorsal view of parotoid glands.

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Anaxyrus americanus, American Toad. A metro Atlanta amphibian species.

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Cruziohyla craspedopus, on exhibit at Atlanta Botanical Garden

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Dendrobates tinctorius, The Tinging Poison Frog. Azureus morph

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Anotheca spinosa, The Crowned Tree Frog

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Breviceps mossambicus. Rain Frog or Flat Face Frog

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Black Eye Leaf Frog, Agalychnis morlettii

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Spotted Salamander, Ambystoma maculatum. A metro Atlanta amphibian species

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High Elevation House at Atlanta Botanical Garden

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Green Spiny Toad from Panama, Incilius coniferus

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Agalychnis morlettii, the beautiful Black Eye Leaf Frog

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Agalychnis annae, Yellow Eye Leaf Frog. Such an amazing species

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Cruziohyla craspedopus, the Fringed Leaf Frog on exhibit in the Fuqua Conservatory

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Conraua goliath, the Goliath Frog. Ventral view of the skull

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Agalychnis morlettii, Black-Eyed Leaf Frog

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Agalychnis annae, Yellow Eye Leaf Frog

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Spotted Salamander, Ambystoma maculatum. Female, in the field. A metro Atlanta species.

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Cochranella euknemos, Panama's Slope-Snouted Glass Frog, in amplexus.

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Colombia exhibit, featuring Splendid Leaf Frogs, Cruziohyla calcarifer

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Ask the Frog Staff: How can I donate directly to the Amphibian Conservation Program?

Today, I was asked how one can support the Amphibian Conservation Program through donations.  On the Garden's main website, there is a link for just that!If you are interested in donating, the money goes directly towards caring for our amphibian collections or supporting conservation research efforts.You can also let us know if there is a specific project you are interested in supporting.Thank you for your consideration!Here is the link:
http://atlantabotanicalgarden.org/node/99

Me with the Conservatory resident Alligator Snapping Turtle, Macrochelys

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Bombina orientalis, Fire Belly Toad.

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The Fuqua Conservatory, home to Eleutherodactylus coqui, and Epipedobates tricolor

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Eleutherodactylus coqui, most of the eggs have hatched, and the froglets gather together

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Eleutherodactylus coqui. A clutch of Coqui froglets begins to hatch in the Conservatory!

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New Volunteers in the Amphibian Conservation Program!

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This week we welcomed 6 new volunteers into our Amphibian Conservation Program. They will be helping us maintain the amphibian and invertebrate collections, talk with visitors about how cool frogs are and why we need them to stick around, and help with our native amphibian conservation and recovery programs. 

Dermophis mexicanus, Mexican Burrowing Caecilian.

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Panama exhibit, featuring Anotheca spinosa, the Crowned Tree Frog

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Aquatic caecilian, Typhlonectes natans. One of the coolest things around

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Mata Mata, Chelus fimbriatus skull. Dorsal view.

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Vibrissaphora, such an amazing species

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Cochranella granulosa, the Granular Glass Frog on exhibit today

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Phyllomedusa tomopterna, the Tiger Leg Monkey Frog on exhibit in the Conservatory lobby

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Dendrobates tinctorius, Azureus Morph. On exhibit in the Conservatory lobby

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Ambystoma maculatum, Spotted Salamander eggs

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Epipedobates tricolor, the Phantasmal Poison Frog from Ecuador in the Conservatory

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