Pacific Tree Frog

Hyla regilla

The Pacific tree frog is the smallest of the amphibians, but has the loudest voice. Hollywood often uses the croak of this species for a tropical background effect.

Characteristics

The Pacific tree frog’s size ranges from 1.9 – 5.1 cm (0.8 – 2 inches). The female frog is slightly larger than the male. The frog has long slim legs with toes that have very little webbing and round pads for gripping and climbing. The Pacific tree frog has rough skin. Its color varies from pale gray to tan to bronze or bright emerald green. A unique marking on the frog is a dark stripe that extends from the nostrils to the eye…

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