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Black-spotted Sticky Frog Kalophrynus pleurostigma


A specimen found at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve.

Photographs by Norman Lim


Interesting Facts: This species is known to have a habit of breeding in pitcher plant cups. When handled, this rare frog is able to secrete a sticky substance.

Size: 5.8cm

Diet: Invertebrates (mainly ants and termites)

Activity: Nocturnal and terrestrial, lives among leaves litter on forest floor.

Habitat: Primary forest, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve.

References: The Singapore Red Data Book (1994)