This Waxy Monkey Tree Frog was completed on 2.25.2011. I had completed another drawing of one of these bizarre amphibians several years ago, but I didn't like the pose the frog was in. When my friend Stephanie who works as the photographer at the Houston Zoo gave me permission to use her excellent photo as reference, I jumped at the chance!
The Waxy Monkey Tree Frog - also called the Painted Belly Leaf Frog - is native to the tropical rainforests of Central and South America. It has completely adapted to life in the trees, and lays its eggs in a leaf, which it then fold in half to protect them. When the young are born, they drop from the leaf into the water. The males are about 2-3 inches long and the female about 25% larger. These amphibians do very well in captivity and are often kept as pets and displayed in zoos.
Description: Fine art illustration of a Waxy Monkey Treefrog. The print is hand-signed by the artist and is guaranteed to arrive in perfect condition. The reproduction of this original pen and ink drawing is done on high quality acid-free archival paper. Call 1 800-913-7906 for more information or to order by phone. Click here for shipping info.
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Waxy Monkey Treefrog Art Print
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Species: P. Sauvagei
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