Tungara Frog Engystomops pustulosus Photo by Jenn Sinasac A common and well-studied frog in Panama, the Tungara Frog is best known by its unusual call “tun” followed often by “gara”, heard frequently from

Yellow-headed Gecko Gonatodes albogularis Photo by Jenn Sinasac The attractive Yellow-headed Gecko is a diurnal, forest dwelling species of dwarf gecko native to the warm regions of Central and South America. It is

Red-eyed Tree Frog Agalychnis callidryas   One of the most iconic critters of tropical rainforests, just about everyone recognizes the Red-eyed Tree Frog – those bulging scarlet eyes can’t be missed! Common in

Canopy Lizard Polychrus gutturosus Photo by Domiciano Alveo The Canopy Lizard is a diurnal, arboreal lizard of the lowlands and foothills of Central America and northwestern South America. It can be best identified

Black Ctenosaur Ctenosaura similis Photo by Jenn Sinasac Also known as Black Spiny-tailed Lizard or Black Iguana, the Black Ctenosaur (pronounced “tina-sore”) is a large diurnal lizard of Central America. This lizard is

Smoky Jungle Frog Leptodactylus savagei Photo by Jenn Sinasac One of our largest amphibians, the Smoky Jungle Frog, also known as Savage’s Thin-toed Frog and Central American Bullfrog, is a fascinating creature!  Growing

Fleischmann’s Glass Frog Hyalinobatrachium fleischmanni Photo by Jenn Sinasac Glass frogs are appropriately named for the transparent skin on their belly, making their organs visible.  Fleischmann’s Glass Frog, also known as the Northern

Panamanian Golden Frog Atelopus zeteki Photo by David Tipling In spite of being smooth-skinned and frog-like in appearance, the Panamanian Golden Frog is classified as a “true toad” (Bufonidae). Like other poisonous amphibians

Coral Scorpion Lizard Diploglossus monotropis Photo by Arthur Morris Known by several common names including the Rainbow Galliwasp and Red-bellied Galliwasp, the Coral Scorpion Lizard is a secretive, diurnal lizard of the forest

Veined Tree Frog Trachycephalus venulosus Photo by Jenn Sinasac This large tree frog has many interesting adaptations and is known by many different names! From its abilities to defend itself to its parachuting