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Discussion in 'Challenges, Quizzes, Competitions & Games' started by ThylacineAlive, 31 Dec 2018.

  1. MagpieGoose

    MagpieGoose Well-Known Member

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    After IDing a few of my photos from yesterday, have a few more species to add

    Manchester Museum- 19/10/2019

    88) Painted-belly Leaf Frog (Phyllomedusa sauvagii)
    89) American Green Tree Frog (Hyla cinerea)
     
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  2. TheGerenuk

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    Forgot one from Bird Kingdom.

    24. Axolotl Ambystoma mexicanum
     
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  3. FunkyGibbon

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    Cotswold Wildlife Park - 11/10/19

    93. Nyctixalus pictus - Cinnamon frog
    94. Polypedates otilophus - Borneo eared frog
     
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  4. vogelcommando

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    Yesterday I went with my wife, my daughter and my grand-child ( 4 1/2 months old and already his 5th zoo ! ) to Apenheul, a place not very famous for its amphibian-collection !
    Only 2 species are kept in the small Nocturnal House but one of them would be new for the Challenge but... I couldn't find it in its enclosure :( !
    So I still can't add the Maranon dart frog - Excidobates mysteriosus to the 2019 list. The other species showed-up very well but this species I had already seen an uncountable times this year at other collections, the Golden dart frog - Dendrobates auratus... ( 3 specimens seen ).

    20191027_154740 Golden dart frog - Dendrobates auratus.jpg
     
  5. Marhi

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    Zoo Ostrava (Ostrava, CZ) - visit on September 21, 2019 - NEW :)

    72) Hairy Frog (Trichobatrachus robustus) - vlasatice třásnitá

    (Sorry for my late post, Ive been really busy these days. It is the only interesting species in Ostrava. And the animal is showed on very weird place - I almost missed it. I also visited Tiergarten Hagenbeck lately but I havent found any interesting species of Amphibians there. Are there any?
     
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  6. Chlidonias

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    !!! - how is this not more widely discussed on Zoochat!? Did I know and just forgot?

    Some searching on the site really only showed them mentioned in lintworm's top 50 European zoos thread, and there is a photo in the gallery: Hairy frog (Trichobatrachus robustus) - ZooChat
     
  7. Marhi

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    This is my photo from September - nothing great but you can see the frog clearly. It is not easy get a photo there.
     
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  8. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

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    And a (presumably final) update of my progress in this challenge.....


    Current Total: 109 taxa

    Lisbon Zoo 28/02/2019

    1) Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum)
    2) Sambava Tomato Frog (Dyscophus guineti)
    3) Mission Golden-eyed Treefrog (Trachycephalus resinifictrix)

    Lisbon Oceanario 28/02/2019

    4) Green and Black Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates auratus)
    5) Yellow-banded Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates leucomelas)
    6) Himalayan Newt (Tylototriton verrucosus)
    7) Red-eyed Treefrog (Agalychnis callidryas)
    8) American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus)
    9) Ornate Horned Frog (Ceratophrys ornata)
    10) Gray Tree Frog (Dryophytes versicolor)
    11) Fire Salamander (Salamandra salamandra)
    12) Tonkin Bug-eyed Frog (Theloderma corticale)
    13) Dusky Salamander (Desmognathus fuscus)
    14) Red Salamander (Pseudotriton ruber)


    Madrid Faunia 01/03/2019

    15) Chinese Giant Salamander (Andrias davidianus)
    16) Dyeing Dart Frog (Dendrobates tinctorius)
    17) Golden Poison Frog (Phyllobates terribilis)
    18) Kaiser's Spotted Newt (Neurergus kaiseri)
    19) Cane Toad (Rhinella marina)
    20) Oriental Fire-bellied Newt (Hypselotriton orientalis)
    21) Oriental Fire-bellied Toad (Bombina orientalis)
    22) Giant Leaf Frog (Phyllomedusa bicolor)

    Bioparc Valencia 02/03/2019

    23) Anthony's Poison Dart Frog (Epipedobates anthonyi)
    24) Mallorcan Midwife Toad (Alytes muletensis)
    25) Tomato Frog (Dyscophus antongilii)
    26) Bronze Mantella (Mantella betsileo)
    27) Iberian Ribbed Newt (Pleurodeles waltl)
    28) African Bullfrog (Pyxicephalus adspersus)

    Valencia Oceanografic 02/03/2019

    29) Perez's Green Frog (Pelophylax perezi)

    Zoo Barcelona 04/03/2019

    30) Montseny Brook Salamander (Calotriton arnoldi)
    31) Mediterranean Tree Frog (Hyla meridionalis)
    32) Mountain Chicken (Leptodactylus fallax)

    Barcelona Aquarium 04/03/2019

    33) Barred Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma mavortium)
    34) Bicolor Poison Dart Frog (Phyllobates bicolor)

    Manchester Museum Vivarium 19/04/2019

    35) Golden Mantella (Mantella aurantiaca)
    36) Strawberry Poison Dart Frog (Oophaga pumilio)
    37) Lemur Leaf Frog (Agalychnis lemur)
    38) Variable Harlequin Toad (Atelopus varius)
    39) Imbabura Treefrog (Boana picturata)
    40) Sylvia's Treefrog (Cruziohyla sylviae)
    41) Fringed Treefrog (Cruziohyla craspedopus)
    42) Magnificent Treefrog (Ranoidea splendida)
    43) Trinidad Leaf Frog (Phyllomedusa trinitatis)
    44) Waxy Monkey Leaf Frog (Phyllomedusa sauvagii)

    Chester Zoo 20/04/2019

    45) Crowned Tree Frog (Anotheca spinosa)
    46) Morelet's Tree Frog (Agalychnis moreletii)
    47) Marañón Poison Frog (Excidobates mysteriosus)
    48) Rio Cauca Caecilian (Typhlonectes natans)

    Chester Zoo 21/04/2019

    49) Lake Pátzcuaro Salamander (Ambystoma dumerilii)

    Zoo Serpentarium 11/07/2019


    50) African Clawed Frog (Xenopus laevis)
    51) Australian Green Treefrog (Ranoidea caerulea)
    52) Budgett's Frog (Lepidobatrachus laevis)
    53) Chinese Gliding Treefrog (Zhangixalus dennysi)
    54) Chacoan Horned Frog (Ceratophrys cranwelli)
    55) Bornean Eared Frog (Polypedates otilophus)
    56) Long-nosed Horned Frog (Megophrys nasuta)

    Pairi Daiza 12/07/2019

    57) Colorado River Toad (Incilius alvarius)
    58) Emperor Newt (Tylototriton shanjing)
    59) Lake Urmia Newt (Neurergus crocatus)
    60) Gold Dust Newt (Cynops ensicauda popei)
    61) Riobamba Marsupial Frog (Gastrotheca riobambae)
    62) Yellow-bellied Toad (Bombina variegata)

    Zoo Antwerpen 13/07/2019

    63) Mimic Poison Frog (Ranitomeya imitator)
    64) White-lipped Treefrog (Nyctimystes infrafrenatus)

    Zoo Praha 23/09/2019 and 04/10/2019

    65) Splashback Poison Frog (Adelphobates galactonotus)
    66) Yellow-striped Poison Frog (Dendrobates truncatus)
    67) American Green Tree Frog (Dryophytes cinereus)
    68) Ruby-eyed Treefrog (Leptopelis uluguruensis)
    69) Red Rubber Frog (Phrynomantis microps)
    70) Golden Tree Frog (Polypedates leucomystax)
    71) Blessed Poison Frog (Ranitomeya benedicta)
    72) Fantastic Poison Frog (Ranitomeya fantastica)
    73) Sira Poison Frog (Ranitomeya sirensis)

    74) Spotted Poison Frog (Ranitomeya vanzolinii)
    75) Titicaca Water Frog (Telmatobius culeus)
    76) Karoo Toad (Vandijkophrynus gariepensis)

    Zoo Wroclaw 26/09/2019

    77) Green Toad (Anaxyrus debilis)
    78) European Green Toad (Bufotes viridis)
    79) Chaco Horned Frog (Chacophrys pierottii)
    80) Bony-headed Toad (Ingerophrynus galeatus)
    81) Green Puddle Frog (Occidozyga lima)
    82) Paddletail Newt (Pachytriton labiatus)
    83) Hong Kong Whipping Frog (Polypedates megacephalus)
    84) Marbled Newt (Triturus marmoratus)

    Poznan Stare 27/09/2019

    85) African Toad (Sclerophrys regularis)

    Warsaw Zoo 28/09/2019

    86) Golfodulcean Poison Frog (Phyllobates vittatus)
    87) Black-spotted Casque-headed Treefrog (Trachycephalus nigromaculatus

    Dvůr Králové Zoo 30/09/2019

    88) Delicate Spiny Reed Frog (Afrixalus delicatus)
    89) Madagascar Rain Frog (Scaphiophryne madagascariensis)

    Zoo Ostrava 02/10/2019

    89) Hairy Frog (Trichobatrachus robustus)

    Zoo Plzen 03/10/2019

    90) Betsileo Reed Frog (Heterixalus betsileo)
    91) Blue-back Reed Frog (Heterixalus madagascariensis)
    92) White Spotted Reed Frog (Heterixalus alboguttatus)
    93) Betsileo Madagascar Frog (Mantidactylus betsileanus)
    94) Free Madagascar Frog (Guibemantis liber)

    95) Green Mantella (Mantella viridis)
    96) Blue-legged Mantella (Mantella expectata)
    97) Marbled Madagascan Rainfrog (Scaphiophryne marmorata)

    98) Eastern Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum)
    99) Texas Toad (Anaxyrus cognatus)
    100) Common Toad (Bufo bufo)
    101) European Tree Frog (Hyla arborea)
    102) Cuban Tree Frog (Osteopilus septentrionalis)
    103) Marsh Frog (Pelophylax ridibundus)
    104) Cuban Toad (Peltophryne empusa)
    105) North African Fire Salamander (Salamandra algira)
    106) Common Spadefoot (Pelobates fuscus)
    107) Alpine Newt (Ichthyosaura alpestris)

    Akva-Tera Plzen 03/10/2019

    108) Merlin's Clawed Frog (Pseudhymenochirus merlini)
    109) Treasury Island Treefrog (Litoria thesaurensis)
     
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  9. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

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    I managed to get a reasonable shot of the species during my own visit last month - I shall have to get it uploaded to the gallery :)
     
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  10. Marhi

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    It is temporal, they ended the exhibiton on October 20th. Its really annoying as you could see amazing species there. They should fastly make nice and permanent exhibiton for them :)
     
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  11. lintworm

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    So they are finally on show :). They were already signed last year, but I am quite sure they were not yet in the enclosure back then...
     
  12. Marhi

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    They are in vivarium close to toilets in exhibiton "Evoluce". You can miss them easily.
     
  13. TeaLovingDave

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  14. ThylacineAlive

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    @ShonenJake13 and I saw them back in September 2018 in the same enclosure by the toilets.

    ~Thylo
     
  15. MagpieGoose

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    San Diego Zoo- 01/11/2019

    90) Panamanian Golden Frog (Atelopus zeteki)
     
  16. Penshet

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    Tiergarten Schönbrunn (visited on 10-11-2019)
    87 - Little rock frog - Staurois parvus
    88 - common treefrog - Polypedates leucomystax

    Budapest zoo (visited on 12-11-2019)
    89 - Rococo toad - Rhinella marina
    90 - Greater siren - Siren lacertina
    91 - Eastern dwarf clawed frog - Hymenochirus boulengeri
    92 - Two-toed amphiuma - Amphiuma means
    93 - Guibé's mantella - Mantella nigricans
    94 - Madagascar tomato frog - Dyscophus antongilii
    95 - Yellow-stiped poison frog - Dendrobates truncatus
    96 - Cuban treefrog - Osteopilus septentrionalis

    Haus des Meeres (visited on 12-11-2019)
    97 - Andean marsupial frog - Gastrotheca riobambae
    98 - Spiny-headed treefrog - Anotheca spinosa
    99 - Surinam toad - Pipa pipa

    Hoping to break 100 still before the end of the year though. A combined aquarium/Christmas market visit to Düsseldorf is not entirely out of the question...
     
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  17. vogelcommando

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    Last weekend visited several collection in the north of France and at the Paris Zoological Park I found quite a number of Amphibians, a good number of them being new for the Challenge :

    40 - Alpine newt - Ichthyosaura alpestris

    Alpine newt - Ichthyosaura alpestris.png

    41 - Marsh frog - Pelophylax ridibundus

    IMG_2305 Marsh frogs - Pelophylax ridibundus.jpg

    42 - Trinidad leaf-nesting frog - Phyllomedusa trinitatis

    IMG_2474 trinidad leaf-nesting frog - Phyllomedusa trinitatis.jpg

    43 - Tomato frog - Dyscophus guineti

    IMG_2595 Tomato frog - Dyscophus guineti.jpg

    44 - Baron's mantella - Mantella baroni

    IMG_2605 Barons manetlla - mantella baroni.jpg

    45 - Betsileo madagascar frog - Mantidactylus betsileanus ( LIFER for me :) )

    IMG_2606 Betsileo madagascar frogs - Mantidactylus betsileanus.jpg

    46 - American bull frog - Lithobates catesbeianus

    20191117_123017 american bull frog - Lithobates catesbeianus.jpg

    Also a good number of other amphibian-species which I already had seen at other collections this year and a number of missed species according to Zootierliste but its well possible that these were not on display anymore because at the European Vivarium one room was changed completely.
     
  18. TeaLovingDave

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    Guessing you missed the Macedonian Crested Newts (which are labelled as Great Crested Newt I believe) - if so, a pity as we don't have photographs of that species in the gallery :p
     
  19. vogelcommando

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    Thats indeed one of the species I missed as well as the Majorcan midwife toad and the Pinchincha dart frog but ZTL all mention them as being not seen sofar this year at Paris so maybe they are all kept behind the scenes or not kept anymore at all.
     
  20. Hipporex

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    I'm about to blow this competition out of the water, with a total of... *drumroll please*

    17 species (14 anurans, 2 salamanders, and 1 caecilian)

    California Academy of Sciences (29 Sept 2019)
    01. African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
    02. Baron's painted mantella (Mantella baroni)
    03. Borneo river toad (Phrynoidis juxtasper)
    04. Riggenbach's reed frog (Hyperolius riggenbachi)
    06. Vietnamese mossy frog (Theloderma corticale)
    Sacramento Zoo (Many visits)
    07. Amazon milk frog (Trachycephalus resinifictrix)
    08. Aquatic caecilian (Typhlonectes natans)
    09. California newt (Taricha torosa)
    10. California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense)
    11. Golden mantella (Mantella aurantiaca)
    12. Green mantella (Mantella viridis)
    13. Magnificent tree frog (Ranoidea splendida)
    14. Phantasmal poison frog (Epipedobates tricolor)
    15. Smoky jungle frog (Leptodactylus pentadactylus)
    16. White's tree frog (Ranoidea caerulea)
    17. Yellow-banded poison dart frog (Dendrobates leucomelas)

    Have fun beating that