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Long Reed Frog, Okavango Delta, Botswana

I took this photo while on a mokoro trip along the Okavango Delta in Botswana. This little guy, not bigger than a fingernail,  jumped out into our mokoro and landed on Hal’s leg. We carefully put him back on a long grass stalk.

The long reed frog (Hyperloius nasutus) call can be heard at dusk. Click here to hear the call.

Long Reed Frog, Okavango Delta

Cristina Garcia

Zoologist and wildlife photographer. She has worked in the field with jackals, wolves, cheetahs, & leopards. She serves on the Board of Directors of SEE Turtles, a non-profit sea turtle conservation organization.

Read her posts at Travel For Wildlife and see more of her work at Truly Wild, & Our Wild Yard.