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Mediterranean Tree Frog

Just like its name, the tree frog is found in the Mediterranean region. The frogs have got big vocal sacs, so their sound is deep.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Hylidae
    Genus Hyla
    Scientific Name Hyla meridionalis

    Other Names Stripeless tree frog
    Size Around 2.6 in (66 mm)
    Color Green body with some black stripes underside
    Distribution Northern Italy, Southern France, Spain, and Portugal, North Africa
    Habitat Trees
    Call Slow but profound croaking similar to “cra-a-ar”
    Diet Spiders, ant, flies, butterflies, moths, and beetles
    Breeding Season North Africa: March-April,
    France: April-June,
    Portugal: December-January,
    Spain: Around March
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (external fertilization)
    Clutch Size 800-1,000 eggs
    Average Lifespan 8-10 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on November 6th 2019 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 5th November 2019.

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