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Japanese tree frog

Hyla japonica

Description:

Japanese tree frogs are commonly seen nearby rice paddies. They are approximately 3-4 cm in length and they can change color from bright green to shades of grey. They have a brown strip which extends from the nose to the ear and beyond. The anterior portion (belly) is white. Their call is often heard and sounds like "Gweh" and "Gwack"

Habitat:

Rice paddies, ponds, wet forests, and their surroundings. They are also found in Eastern China and the Korean Peninsula.

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3 Comments

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 8 years ago

Cute frog...

Sudachi
Sudachi 8 years ago

Thank you joanbstanley!

joanbstanley
joanbstanley 8 years ago

Nice shot

Sudachi
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Sudachi

徳島市 (Tokushima), Japan

Spotted on Jul 12, 2006
Submitted on Jun 4, 2012

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