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Discussion in 'Amphibian - General' started by Scarlet, Aug 7, 2008.

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  1. Scarlet

    Scarlet Active Member

    I captured this on camera no I did not take it out of the wild. The cute little critter was hanging out with me it was on the side of my house while I was sitting on the front porch. Just had to get it on camera. By the way can you tell me what kind of tree frog it is.

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  2. schlegelbagel

    schlegelbagel Frog Lover Premium Member

    Looks like a copes gray tree frog to me.
  3. venus

    venus Founding Member

    He's very cute :)
  4. BlackJack

    BlackJack Subscribed User Premium Member

    I'm glad you didn't take him out of the wild. He's a really cute little guy -- I love the last picture. :)
  5. nicole

    nicole Elite Member

    I wish I had cool stuff like that hanging on my house, lol.
  6. Scarlet

    Scarlet Active Member

    I never take anything out of the wild because it could hurt the gene pool and the animal typically doesn't do well in captivity. I think he is living in my flower bed next to the air conditioning where the condensation drips. There is a lot of moisture and bugs to eat at night when he comes out and a lot of foliage for a safe place to hide. In the pics it looks like he was just waiting to pose for me. I hope it is a male so I can also listen to him vocalize.
  7. DarkMagician207

    DarkMagician207 Elite Member

    Cute little guy. Hopefully he/she will stick around. :)
  8. furryscaly

    furryscaly Elite Member

    Liz is right. Definitely a gray tree frog, and judging by your location, most likely a Cope's gray tree frog, Hyla chrysoscelis. Nice find :)
  9. Scarlet

    Scarlet Active Member

    Some more pics of my little friend. These are a little better since I was able to get them in the day light and get closer to the subject.

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  10. schlegelbagel

    schlegelbagel Frog Lover Premium Member

    Yup, those photos confirm it's a copes gray. Hope he hangs around. :)
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