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Cuban Tree Frog

The Cuban tree frog is a nocturnal species that sleeps throughout the day and stays active at night, mostly for feeding. This frog can climb well and eat whatever its mouth can take inside.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Hylidae
    Genus Osteopilus
    Scientific Name Osteopilus septentrionalis


    Size 3-5.5 in (7.62-13.9 cm)
    Color Grayish white to bronze or olive brown to gray
    Distribution Cuba, Bahamas, and Cayman Islands, the Us Virgin Islannds, Louisiana, Hawaii,  the British Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico
    Habitat Tropical and coastal places, freshwaters, forests, mountains, urban and suburban areas
    Diet Lizards, other frogs like eastern narrow-mouthed toads, southern leopard frogs, and tropical house geckos, small crustaceans, and smaller snakes
    Hibernation Fact It goes into hibernation
    Predators Snakes, raccoons, and skunks
    Breeding Season May-October
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous and external fertilization
    Clutch Size 3,000 eggs
    Hatching Period After 24-32 days
    Metamorphosis Period 3 weeks
    Reproductive Age Males: 120 days
    Females: 225 days
    Average Lifespan 5-10 years in the wild and 12-13 years in captivity
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on March 30th 2019 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 28th March 2019.

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