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Barking Tree Frog

Hyla gratiosa

Description:

Large tree frog that is green with spots on the back.

Habitat:

Found crossing the road in a mostly pine forest with several ponds nearby.

Notes:

The last photo shows a pin woods tree frog, barking tree frog, and pine barrens tree frog together.

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22 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Thank you everyone!

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 5 years ago

Congratulations Ashley.

RobThacker
RobThacker 5 years ago

Congrats Ashley

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 5 years ago

Congratulations Ashley, beautiful little frog.

James McNair
James McNair 5 years ago

Congrats Ashley....how many SOTD is that now? You go girl!

suzmonk
suzmonk 5 years ago

Just went and listened to an audio clip, it does sound a bit like barking! Nice photos, congratulations on the SOTD ...

dandoucette
dandoucette 5 years ago

Cool frog, congrats Ash!

Tom15
Tom15 5 years ago

Congrats on SOTD with this nice frog.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

Cool spotting and excellent photos, Ashley. Congrats on your SOTD.

Ashley congrats again ,now on the well deserved SOTD

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 5 years ago

congrats Ash! great spotting of the day!

Congrats Ashley ! Cute series !

rams4d
rams4d 5 years ago

Congrats !!!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 5 years ago

Nice set of pics, Ashley. Congratulations on the SOTD !!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 5 years ago

Congratulations Ashley.

Wild Things
Wild Things 5 years ago

Congratulations Ashley!

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 5 years ago

Beautiful shots!Congrats AshleyT!!

StephenLindsey
StephenLindsey 5 years ago

Beautiful shots! We have them here in Virginia as well. :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

Cool series, Ashley; really like the fourth photo! Congratulations!

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Congrats Ashley, your awesome capture is our Spotting of the Day: The barking treefrog is the largest native species of treefrog in the United States. Males make their distinctive barking calls during the breeding season and the females are able to select the most fit males based upon the calls.

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Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 5 years ago

So cute!

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

Yup looks so happy and relaxed.

He looks like he is calmely waiting for something,no stress :-) very cool,congrats and thanks for sharing

AshleyT
Spotted by
AshleyT

North Carolina, USA

Lat: 34.93, Long: -80.57

Spotted on Jun 17, 2014
Submitted on Jun 29, 2014

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