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Leptobrachium leucops
Leptobrachium leuc 2431137k
Information
Common Name Yin-yang Frog
Range Bidoup Nui Ba National Park in Lam Dong Province, the Central Highlands of Vietnam.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Megophryidae
Genus Leptobrachium
Species Leptobrachium leucops

Leptobrachium leucops, (common name: Yin-yang Frog), is a species of frog in the Megophryidae family. This toad was discovered by Bidoup Nui Ba National Park in Lam Dong Province, the Central Highlands of Vietnam by a group of American, Australian and Vietnamese scientists. The yin-yang frog was found at the altidude of around 1500-1900 m above sea level.

The yin-yang frog is nocturnal, has a length up to 4.5 cm (1.8 in) and have partly white pupils, ridges on their skin and several stripes on their four limbs.

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