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Common Name: Green Tree Frog Latin Name: Litoria caerulia Distribution: Southern New Guinea, northern and eastern Australia. Introduced into USA and local populations found in Florida. IUCN Status: Least Concern Habitat and Ecology: Dry wooded forests, near streams, rock crevices and hollow trees - and patio door windows! Breeding occurs between November to February and the broods are surface-laid in numbers of 200-2000 eggs. Threats: Pollution, Predation from cats and dogs, Cane Toads. Local populations may also be affected harvesting for pet trade. Chytrid fungus has also been witnessed in some populations. Conservation status: Numerous in the many protected areas in Australia. Breeding in some zoos has already taken place. Rules on collection and prohibition of keeping frogs already in place in Australia but tighter restrictions on the harvest and use of animals in the pet trade needed globally.
(Source: http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/41082/0) 
Feb 12, 2012 / 10 notes

Common Name: Green Tree Frog Latin Name: Litoria caerulia Distribution: Southern New Guinea, northern and eastern Australia. Introduced into USA and local populations found in Florida. IUCN Status: Least Concern Habitat and Ecology: Dry wooded forests, near streams, rock crevices and hollow trees - and patio door windows! Breeding occurs between November to February and the broods are surface-laid in numbers of 200-2000 eggs. Threats: Pollution, Predation from cats and dogs, Cane Toads. Local populations may also be affected harvesting for pet trade. Chytrid fungus has also been witnessed in some populations. Conservation status: Numerous in the many protected areas in Australia. Breeding in some zoos has already taken place. Rules on collection and prohibition of keeping frogs already in place in Australia but tighter restrictions on the harvest and use of animals in the pet trade needed globally.

(Source: http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/41082/0

The Malayan Colugo (Galeopterus variegatus) or Flying Lemur isn’t really a Lemur and can’t really fly so we’ll stick to Colugo. What it can do very well however, is glide. Glides of 150m in horizontal distance have been recorded. I personally have seen them swerve trees mid flight. One of two species in the family Dermoptera, the Colugo is spectacularly odd. Photo from Pulau Tioman, Malaysia.
Jan 28, 2012 / 4 notes

The Malayan Colugo (Galeopterus variegatus) or Flying Lemur isn’t really a Lemur and can’t really fly so we’ll stick to Colugo. What it can do very well however, is glide. Glides of 150m in horizontal distance have been recorded. I personally have seen them swerve trees mid flight. One of two species in the family Dermoptera, the Colugo is spectacularly odd. Photo from Pulau Tioman, Malaysia.