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Reptiles and Amphibians in WLT Reserves

Staging site


  • Dendrobates sylvaticus
    This species lives in lowland and sub montane rainforest and can survive in moderately degraded areas, at least in the more humid parts of its range. The eggs are laid on the ground, and the larvae are transported to bromeliads by the female.
  • Eleutherodactylus galdi
  • Golden Poison Frog © Fundación ProAves
    The Golden Poison Frog is considered the most poisonous animal on Earth, despite being only five centimetres in size. Endemic to Colombia, it survives in the last patches of Chocó rainforest, in the Renacer Negro territory and surrounding area. In 2011, World Land Trust helped fund the Rana Terribilis Amphibian Reserve - one of the first protected areas for the species - with support from corporate supporter Puro.
  • Green Sea Turtle by Toby Gibson
    The Green Turtle is distinct from other marine turtle species by having a single pair of scales in front of the eyes and a serrated bottom jaw.
  • Morelet's Crocodile
    The Morelet's Crocodile is primarily a freshwater crocodile. Its habitats include swamps, marshes, ponds, lagoons and forested areas, although it is sometimes found in brackish water around coastal areas. Morelet's Crocodile occurs in areas of Central America including Mexico, Belize and Guatemala
  • Slender Anole © Davor Vrcibradic
    The Slender Anole is a forest dwelling lizard and as the name suggests is a thin looking species. The anole is brown with darker lines extending from its head to its tail.
  • Smooth Horned Frog by Chris Knowles
    The Smooth Horned Frog is a common leaf litter dwelling species endemic to Brazil's Atlantic Rainforest. It is found throughout the coastal stretch of the Atlantic Forest, including recently degraded areas.
  • Tapichalaca Treefrog by Nigel Simpson
    This beautiful Hyla "tree frog" is a recently discovered species and only known from one location - the Cerro Tapichalaca reserve in Ecuador.
  • Yacare by Jose Cartes
    The Yacare is a species of Caiman found in South America that can grow to approximately three metres in length and has a diet of fish and crustaceans.
  • Yellow Anaconda by Emily Horton
    Anacondas are a group of non-venomous snakes from South America. The Yellow Anaconda is found in the World Land Trust’s Chaco-Pantanal reserve in northern Paraguay.
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