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Cuban treefrog

Osteopilus septentrionalis

Description:

Cuban treefrogs can be highly variable in color -- from pale tan/pale green without any markings to dark green or brown with an even darker color pattern on the back and legs. Sometimes they almost look white when they are inactive or cold. (Florida Wildlife Extension)

Habitat:

This species prefers habitat that is moist and shady -- in trees, shrubs or around houses. It is commonly found near ornamental fish ponds and well-lit patios. (Florida Wildlife Extension)

Notes:

They are a threat to the biodiversity of Florida's native ecosystems and wildlife. (Florida Wildlife Extension)

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MelissaFerguson
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MelissaFerguson

Cocoa, Florida, USA

Spotted on Oct 3, 2012
Submitted on Oct 11, 2012

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