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Hey, I was just curious on the tinctorius locallity morph called Dasha. Is it called another name? Is it a real locallity? How common are they? I got some legal WC specimens from a reliable source and was wondering why I have never seen them in the US community.
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If you can tell us a little more about who supplied them, that might help as well. I am guessing you have some cobalts from what I am trying to read on a german frog website.
 

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There are two newly named morphs. Dutch Rana I believe collected them because if you look at their Suriname trip photos the same photo is being used in the for sale section. They seem to be Cobalts from different populations. Theoretically you might actually get locality data with these.
 

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Ok because I was also seeing a "Natasha". Maybe that is the other one? I assume we are going to be keeping Surinam Cobalts, Dasha, and Natasha separately.
 

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Ok I will spill the beans. Bushmaster has them on KS, when I inquired about what they look like I was told Go look on Google, I wish I could tell my customers like that. After I found them I discovered to me, they look Cobalts to me.
 

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They must not know who you are Bill!
Honestly, I am just a person like anyone else, I think things would be better if people treated others as they would want to be treated, but that is another thread. If anyone gets those frogs I would be curious to see pics, the ones I saw were not that attractive.
 

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Honestly, I am just a person like anyone else, I think things would be better if people treated others as they would want to be treated, but that is another thread. If anyone gets those frogs I would be curious to see pics, the ones I saw were not that attractive.
Bill,
Did you check Dutch Rana
 

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I am good friends with Kamuran at Bushmaster Reptiles and I got these from him. He does not bring in a lot of dart frogs and is not up on locallities nor does he claim to. If it was a reptile he could probably tell you the exact locallity with the GPS points from just looking at it. These came from a farm in Suriname and the locallity names were givin to him from the exporter. Kamuran said that he gives the names that were given to him and does not question them. The exporter did say he has never shipped Dasha to the Untited States only to europe. The Natasha looked alot like cobalts but these were a little different and I agree that they are not the most spectacular tinc.

Anyway, thanks for the input and here is is pic.
 

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I am good friends with Kamuran at Bushmaster Reptiles and I got these from him. He does not bring in a lot of dart frogs and is not up on locallities nor does he claim to. If it was a reptile he could probably tell you the exact locallity with the GPS points from just looking at it. These came from a farm in Suriname and the locallity names were givin to him from the exporter. Kamuran said that he gives the names that were given to him and does not question them. The exporter did say he has never shipped Dasha to the Untited States only to europe. The Natasha looked alot like cobalts but these were a little different and I agree that they are not the most spectacular tinc.

Anyway, thanks for the input and here is is pic.
If they came from a ''farm'' Id be interested in how accurate the GPS cooridinates would be anyways on those frogs. Its not like they only have on group at a time sitting around for export.

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Just another bunch of stupid meaningless names that mean nothing. Why not "Matilda", or "Sally", or "Bruce". The acceptance of the frogging community of these bs names only adds to the confusion about this (otherwise) wonderful frog.

Just my opinion, Richard.
 
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