Spring Peeper (Pseudacris crucifer)

 

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Common Name: Spring Peeper
Scientific Name: Pseudacris crucifer
Family: Hylidae
Location: United States and Canada. Introduced to Cuba
States: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, West Virginia
Size: .75 to 1.25 inches

The Spring Peeper is a common frog throughout the Eastern United States. It’s one of the first frogs to start breeding in the Spring so its call is a sign of Spring. It is a small frog being only an inch long. It has a x on its back which makes it easy to identify.

 

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