Scientific name: Mantella pulchra
Habitat: swampy rainforest
Diet: termites, ants, fruit flies, springtails, aphids
Life span: unknown, likely 3–8 years
Young: 35–61 eggs/clutch
Size: 2.1-2.5 cm (0.8-1 in)
Splendid mantellas, also known as beautiful mantellas, are from the island of Madagascar. They are threatened due to habitat loss and fragmentation, collection for the pet trade, and introduction of invasive species.
Each year breeding takes place in swamps, males attract females with a series of short, irregular chirps.
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