Gray Treefrog

Hyla chrysoscelis/versicolor

Description:  This tree frog can reach a total length of 2 3/8 in. Their skin is rough with greenish or brownish to gray coloration, displaying several large dark blotches on its back. The under surfaces of the thighs are bright yellow-orange.

Region:  From south Ontario and Maine to north Florida, west to Central Texas, north through Oklahoma to Manitoba.

Habitat:  Trees and shrubs growing in or near permanent water.

Diet:
Wild: Crickets, moths, flies, etc.
Zoo: Crickets

Reproduction:  Females may produce between 700 and 3,800 eggs, in multiple clutches in a single season. Eggs are light brown, and they measure barely 1/25-inch in diameter.

Fun Fact: Some gray tree frogs spend the winter in a partially frozen state under leaf litter, rocks and logs.