Tree-hole frog

The Tree-hole frog is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

Consider the male tree-hole frog of Borneo, which uses his watery den like a pipe organ to proclaim his sexiness far and wide. More

Listen: Hear a tree-hole frog call in tune with its hole. * Real Media Listen: Hear a tree-hole frog call not in tune with its hole. More

The male tree-hole frog of Borneo has quite a vocal range. But it's not to be compared with that of a great human singer - such as Julie Andrews, for instance. That was the message of Alan Parrish of Ithaca, N.Y. More

The pair also captured a male tree-hole frog and placed it in an opaque plastic cylinder partially filled with water. More

The male tree-hole frog, which inhabits tree trunks in Bo... More

The mating call of male Bornean tree-hole frogs is amplified by matching the resonant frequency of tree cavities where the frogs reside. More

If he’s a Borneo tree-hole frog, he may use the entire tree he lives in as an amplifier. This is the surprising finding of a team of researchers led by Bjorn Lardner at Sweden’s University of Lund. More

The male Bornean tree-hole frog (Metaphrynella sundana), is the first known case of an animal that is able to test its acoustic environment and then alter its call accordingly, they say. More

Why does a male Borneo tree-hole frog want to have a loud call? 3. What does an amplifier do? 4. How does the tree-hole frog maximize the sound of his call? 5. More

Lover's lair: the tree-hole frog uses acoustic acumen to ensure that his mating calls strike a chord with local females. More

Order : Anura
Family : Eleutherodactylidae
Genus : Eleutherodactylus
Species : hedricki
Authority : Rivero, 1963