During a recent trip to Suriname, I was able to spend a few days at the Nassau Mountains in the…

I am currently in Bolivia to study the critically endangered frog Psychrophrynella illimani in the high Andes. I will post some…

The Chile Mountains False Toad (Telmatobufo venustus) is a remarkable animal. Not only is it spectacularly colored, but it has…

From Bell, T. and Darwin, C.R. (1843) Reptiles Part 5 No. 2 of The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle. Smith…

Mocha Island

February 12, 2013 By 1 Comment

Mocha Island

February 12, 2013 By 1 Comment

About 40 km off the coast at the height of Tirua, the forest covered hills of Mocha Island rise up…

Ground Frogs

February 4, 2013 By 1 Comment

Ground Frogs

February 4, 2013 By 1 Comment

Among the frogs of Chile, the genus Eupsophus (ground frogs) is one of the most species rich groups. All species…

About two years ago I was in Ecuador searching for frogs during the night when I stumbled upon an unusual…