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Eastern Gray Treefrog

Hyla versicolor

Description:

The chameleon-like eastern gray treefrog changes color with temperature or substrate color. Their background color varies from gray to green with blackish mottling. Unlike the Cope's gray treefrog, easterns do not lose their mottling when warm, although it may fade. In all cases, easterns have a white spot below each eye and bright yellow inner thigh markings. Toe pads are pronounced and serve as suction cups to cling to various surfaces. Their call is more melodic than the Cope's. This species will call beyond the breeding season, especially on warm, rainy or humid days. Eastern gray treefrogs are forest and large woodlot dwellers and breed in semi-permanent to permanent wetlands.

Habitat:

Eastern gray treefrogs are forest and large woodlot dwellers and breed in semi-permanent to permanent wetlands.

Notes:

Information from: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/WildlifeHabitat/...

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Stacy9
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Stacy9

Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Aug 25, 2014
Submitted on Aug 26, 2014

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