If you haven’t seen our first part (Day Trail) then check this out:

Amboli – Day Trail


Amboli village is a quiet place. Jungle in here becomes active at night. Most of reptiles and Amphibians are active at night. You should be very careful in night trail as its pitch-dark and only TORCH is your source of good sight.


You can’t see them without light but THEY CAN SEE YOU 🙂

We started our trail from Botanical Garden of Amboli at 6.00 pm in a decent day light. While searching for reptiles and amphibians we didn’t realized when it turned dark.

After searching a lot, our guide Kedar Jadhav found this dude, searching for it’s prey.
Malabar Pit Viper - Brown Morph

Malabar Pit Viper – Brown Morph (Trimeresurus Malabaricus)

Malabar Pit Viper
Malabar Pit Viper - Brown Morph
Malabar Pit Viper - Brown Morph
Malabar Pit Viper - Brown Morph
Malabar Pit Viper - Brown Morph
This is Deccan Banded Gecko

This Gecko has really nice looking pattern and eyes.

Deccan Banded Gecko, Amboli, Maharashtra, India

Deccan Banded Gecko (Cyrtodactylus deccanensis)

Deccan Banded Gecko, Amboli, Maharashtra, India

Closeup – Deccan Banded Gecko

This is Amboli Frog, yes it’s his name

Amboli Frogs make really a loud sounds(calls) during night.

Amboli Frog

Amboli Frog

Amboli Frog

Closeup shot to show it’s design patterns – Amboli Frog

This is Malabar Gliding Frog – Baby (Rhacophorus malabaricus)
Malabar Gliding Frog (Rhacophorus malabaricus)

Hey, how are you doing?

Malabar Gliding Frog (Rhacophorus malabaricus)

Are you going to eat me?

Malabar Gliding Frog (Rhacophorus malabaricus)

Alone in the wild

This is Prashad’s Gecko
Prashad's Gecko (Hemidactylus prashadi)

Prashad’s Gecko (Hemidactylus prashadi)

Prashad's Gecko (Hemidactylus prashadi)

Prashad’s Gecko (Hemidactylus prashadi)

This is Tiger Toad

This is mainly named because of TIGER stripes looking pattern on its body.

Tiger Toad

Tiger Toad

Tiger Toad

Tiger Toad

This is Snail
Snail

Snail

Malabar Gliding Frog (Rhacophorus malabaricus)

Hanging around

These are one of the main attractions of amboli. These frogs also make loud mating calls in the night. Female Gliding frog is large in size than Male Gliding frog.

Malabar Gliding Frog (Rhacophorus malabaricus)

Calling for partner

Malabar Gliding Frog (Rhacophorus malabaricus)

Dancing in Rain

Lizard

Lizard

Ornate Narrow Mouth Frog

Ornate Narrow Mouth Frog (Microhyla ornata)

Frog

Frog

Frog

Frog


For more details regarding location and things to carry, check this:

Amboli – Day Trail


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