Cuban Treefrog

Osteopilus septentrionalis

Range: Cuba and other Caribbean Islands, introduced to Florida

Description: Females may reach lengths of 5 1/2 inches while males are generally about half this size. Cuban tree frogs can be gray to tan in coloration with darker spots spread across the body, while during breeding season males may appear bright yellow to attract a mate.

Habitat: Pinewoods, tropical hammocks, and urban areas where they have adapted to living in close proximity to humans

Wild: insects, smaller frogs
Zoo: earthworms and crickets

Reproduction: females lay up to 130 eggs in a clutch. These eggs hatch into tadpoles after only two days.