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Green tree frog

Hyla cinerea

Description:

The frog is green medium-sized, up to 2.5 inches long. Their bodies are usually green in shades ranging from bright yellowish olive to lime green. The darkness of the color can change depending on lighting or temperature. There may be small patches of gold or white on the skin, and they may also have a white, pale yellow, or cream-colored line running from the jaw or upper lip to the groin. They have smooth skin and large toe pads. The abdomen is pale yellow to white. Males have wrinkled throats (indicating the vocal pouch) and are slightly smaller than females.

Habitat:

Reelfoot lake, Tennessee


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Tennessee, USA

Lat: 36.42, Long: -89.36

Spotted on May 9, 2012
Submitted on May 11, 2012

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