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Spring Peeper

Pseudacris crucifer


Spring peepers are tan or brown in color with dark lines that form a telltale X on their backs. They grow to about 1.5 inches (3.8 centimeters) in length, and have large toe pads for climbing, although they are more at home amid the loose debris of the forest floor. These tiny, well-camouflaged amphibians are rarely seen. - National Geographic On Martha's Vineyard, peepers are commonly called "pinkletinks"; in New Brunswick, Canada, they are sometimes called "tinkletoes", although not commonly known by that name, and usually referred to as simply "peepers". On Nova Scotia's South Shore, they are sometimes referred to as "pink-winks." - From Wikipedia


This frog I found was not even1" long. Very tiny one.

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Spring Peeper
Pseudacris crucifer

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1 Comment

RiekoS 7 years ago

Thank you very much for ID BrendanSmith. I have to find out if they are toxic.
They are so little and cute and I would like to touch them.

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New York, USA

Spotted on Aug 4, 2013
Submitted on Aug 8, 2013

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