Cuban Tree Frog in action

This picture, mailed to us a while ago by Pieter de Kort, shows quite clearly why we rang the emergency bell regarding the Cuban Tree Frog (see this article). What hangs out of the beast’s mouth are the remains of a gecko (Hemidactylus mabouia). This specific species of gecko is exotic to Curacao, like the tree frog itself, so you could say: good riddance. But if the frog is indulging in the imported geckos, then the already less common local […] Read more »

Warty invader

We’ve received several calls over the last couple of months informing us of some sort of ‘monster frog’ that invaded people’s gardens and porches. Some of the informants were even stunned and frightened by what they encountered. We knew what to tell them, because the species is on the Island since 2006 and a sample is already in our freezer for quite some time already. By means of some untraceable, but clearly unsanitized shipment of merchandise, the Cuban Tree frog […] Read more »