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Cope's Gray Treefrog

Hyla chrysoscelis

Description:

Newly metamorphosed, these <15 mm froglets are almost transparent.

Habitat:

These frogs colonized a hard plastic children's wading pool that I have landscaped with native aquatic plants. It is true that if you build it, they will come!

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8 Comments

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 4 years ago

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Cope's Gray Treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis) spotted in Tennessee, USA by PN user Lisa Powers.

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LisaPowers
LisaPowers 8 years ago

Thanks Ann! They are just so adorable when they are that small.

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 8 years ago

This is a jewel of a frog!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 8 years ago

Thanks Anne! I love to go out and prowl at night. I sometimes get really nice shots that have a totally different look than my daytime shots!

Beautiful shots!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 8 years ago

Thanks Karen! It is true that if you build it, they will come!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

How gorgeous! All shiny & new!
I hope I get frogs in my new ponds!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 8 years ago

I went out to check 'my' pond last night and did not see any more of these guys. When they go through metamorphoses, they do not seem to linger long at the pond afterwards.

LisaPowers
Spotted by
LisaPowers

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jul 22, 2012
Submitted on Jul 22, 2012

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