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Green Leaf for Kermit's Kid

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A gold frog on the verge of the abyss.

 

The Brazilian Gold Frog is the world's smallest with adults growing to just 9.8 mm in length. They live on forest leaf litter in primary and secondary forests, where hey lay their eggs. The species is on an endangered list of threatened species as it's habitat around Rio is under threat from logging and urban development.

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Taken on August 1, 2008