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Green Tree Frog


Common Name: Green Tree Frog
Scientific Name: Hyla cineria

This 1" tree frog was spotted sitting on the boardwalk at
CORKSCREW SWAMP SANCTUARY located in Naples, FLORIDA.
It is owned and operated by The National Audubon Society.
Each toe on the frog has a suction cup.
They use this to cling to trees and most other surfaces.
Their call sounds like a cowbell!

Size:   Usually 1 1/4 - 2 1/4 in.

Color:   Bright green with a white or yellowish stripe along the sides. The color varies. This frog could actually be yellowish green when calling and darker dull green or grayish when hidden or inactive.
The stripe may also be short, long, or even lacking.

Range:   Can be found from the Delmarva Peninsula to the southern tip of Florida. Also West through Gulf Coast Plains into Texas.

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