Frog of the Week

Eastern Gray Tree Frog (Hyla versicolor)

GrayTreeFrog
leastconcern
Common Name: Eastern Gray Tree Frog
Scientific Name: Hyla versicolor
Family: Hylidae
Location: Canada and the United States of America
US Location: Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.
Size: around 2 inches

The Eastern Gray Tree Frog is a common tree frog found along the eastern United States and Canada. The Eastern Gray Tree Frog is not always gray, it can also be green because they change their color based on their environment. The Eastern Gray Tree Frog is identical to the Cope’s Gray Tree Frog except for the call and the number of chromosomes.

 

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