A nocturnal arboreal Asian frog which is able to glide between trees using the large webs between its extended toes.
Polypedates leucomystax, family Rhacophoridae‘Rhacophorus nigromaculatus, the ‘flying frog,’ uses extensive webbing and a flattened body to parachute from tree to tree.’
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