The Namie’s frog ( Limnonectes namiyei ) is an endangered species found only in northern Okinawa. It is currently listed threatened on the IUCN red list of endangered species. This amphibian is decreasing in numbers due to deforestation and the use of pesticides.
- Scientific name: Limnonectes namiyei
- Distribution: Northern Okinawa-Japan
- Habitat: Forest streams
- Diet: Insects
- Average Size: 70mm -115mm
Photographed on white for the Meet your neighbours global biodiversity project. All images are used for conservation awareness and educational purposes.
Massive legs allow them and capture prey with lightning speed.
Webbed feet allow them to quickly escape predators in the water.
Wide angle perspective – showing the environment it lives in.
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