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 identified

Hourglass Tree FrogDendropsophus ebraccatus Photo by Eliecer Rodríguez. The Hourglass Tree Frog is a common and adaptable species of frog that has been the subject of much scientific attention due to several unusual

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

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

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

Rosenberg’s Gladiator Tree Frog Boana rosenbergi Photo by Jenn Sinasac Rosenberg’s Gladiator Tree Frog is one of Panama’s largest amphibians, 70-90 mm in length! It gets its name “gladiator” from the sharp spikes