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Emerald Spotted Tree Frog

The emerald-spotted tree frog is a species that can change its color. It is expert in wall climbing and doesn’t prefer to live near water bodies. Because of the facial feature that gives it a smiling look, its other name is smiling frog.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Hylidae
    Genus Litoria
    Scientific Name Litoria peronii


    Other Names Peron’s tree frog, maniacal cackle frog, laughing tree frog, and emerald-speckled tree frog
    Size Males: 1.7-2.0 in (4.4-5.3 cm),
    Females: 1.8-2.5 in (4.6-6.5 cm)
    Color Body is gray and brown, thighs, grin, armpits, and are yellow and black, back has emerald spots
    Call Crackling sound in high pitch, “cra-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ahhk”
    Distribution Australia
    Habitat Open areas, woodlands, forests, and shrub lands
    Diet Insects
    Breeding Season October- January
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    Average Lifespan 10-16 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on September 14th 2019 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 14th September 2019.

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