13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
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These 2 masked treefrogs (Smilisca phaeota) encountered each other on this tree branch near a breeding pool. The green male immediately attempted to mate with the brown male, upon realizing his mistake the green male released the other frog and clambered over him, briefly stopping in this rather funny pose before moving on.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Ecuador
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Anton Sorokin