The Blue-and-Yellow Frog (Phyllomedusa bicolor) is an amphibian. It is a hylid frog. It is also known as the Bicoloured Tree-Frog, the Giant Monkey Frog, the Giant Leaf Frog, or the Waxy-Monkey Treefrog.
The Blue-and-Yellow Frog is lime green with a yellowish-white belly. Its lower lips, chest, and front legs have white spots. Its toes have large, green discs to enable it to stick to tree branches. Its eyes are dark-grey.
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The Bearded Emperor Tamarin (Saguinus imperator subgrisescens) is a small South American primate.
The Bearded Emperor Tamarin has grey fur with a long, white moustache and white beard. Its hands and feet are black, and its tail is brown. It has claws, which help it to climb trees. It is adept at leaping from tree to tree without touching the ground.
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The Blue Discus (Symphysodon aequifasciatus Pellegrin) is a freshwater fish in the Cichlidae family of cichlids. It is from the Amazon River in South America, and is also known as the Brown Discus.
The Blue Discus is a laterally compressed fish, which means that it is vertically thin. It has a round discus-shape. It is patterned in shades of green, red, brown, and blue.
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The Gold Marble Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare) is a tropical freshwater fish from the Cichlidae family, native to the Amazon River Basin in South America.
The Angelfish grows to about 15 centimetres (6 inches) is laterally compressed, which means that it is flat and thin in a vertical position. This enable it to move among river reeds and grasses.
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A newly discovered Glass Frog species whose beating heart is visible through its chest is already under threat of extinction, because its habitat is threatened by oil exploitation.
The frog (Hyalinobatrachium yaku) lives in the Amazonian lowlands of Ecuador.
“Not all Glass Frogs have hearts that are visible through the chest. In some, the heart itself is white, so you don’t see the red blood,” said Paul Hamilton, of the American non-profit organisation called the Biodiversity Group. Glass Frogs need pristine (pure) streams to breed. “If the stream dries up, or becomes polluted, the frogs can’t survive,” said Hamilton.
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