Some species have bright colours on their underparts or legs that flash when the
frog moves, presumably confusing enemies.
The enemy gets distracted by the colors, then by the time they remember they were chasing a frog, our froggy friend has leaped away to safety!
This Barred Leaf Frog (Phyllomedusa tomopterna) has little stripes under it's legs that flash when it runs.
(Photo of Barred Leaf Frog courtesy of Herp Pix - A Box of Frogs site. (no longer exists))
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