This Coqui keychain version comes with a Sound Chip that makes the sound of the coqui. To hear the song of the coqui, squeeze the belly of the frog.
As the sun sets in Puerto Rico, the volume rises as the tiny coquí begins its evening chorale, and locals and visitors are serenaded into sweet slumber by the little male frogs’ call of “Co-kee! Co-kee!” The island was once filled with millions of these frogs from a number of different species, but today there are 18 species, and a few of them are endangered or threatened as a result of deforestation. But just like the Puerto Rican people, they are resilient and their voices are loud, and they will be heard. This is why the coquí is the perfect national symbol for Puerto Rico: small island, small frog, BIG VOICE.
Learn more about Puerto Rico’s coquis and wildlife:
- Coquis: A Puerto Rican Cultural Icon
- Celebrate Frog Jumping Day with Puerto Rico’s Coqui
- What is a Coqui?
- The Wildlife and Animals of El Yunque Rainforest
You can also learn more about these special amphibians and their preferred habitats over at El Yunque National Forest’s website.
Pair this coqui keychain with our Taino Coqui Sticker.