Pig Frog

Rana grylioPig frog, Rana grylio

Description: Pig Frogs are usually 3.5-5.5 inches but have been seen around nearly 6.5 inches. In coloration, they range from gray-brown through olive-brown, also ranging to a bright green.

Range: The Pig Frog is found in the humid, usually rainy areas spread across the southern United States.

Habitat: This species occurs only in permanent waters, choosing to either float down stream in open water or station on or around floating vegetation.

Diet:
Wild: Mainly crayfish, but also insects and small snakes and other frogs.
Zoo: Crickets

Reproduction: Their reproductive cycle is entirely aquatic. The female may lay as many as 15,000 eggs suspended in a kind of film that typically attaches to water plants.