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Cuban Treefrog Osteopilus septentrionalis


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Cuban Treefrog
credit: Munkel

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Family: Hylidae, Treefrogs view all from this family

Description Bronze to gray/green. Warty skin. Toe pads large. Head skin fused to skull.

Dimensions 3.8-14cm. (1 1/2-5 1/2")

Voice Rasping at different pitches.

Breeding May-October. Eggs laid in strings in lakes and ponds, pools and cisterns.

Habitat Trees, scrubland near houses.

Range N. Florida & Hawaii.

Discussion Nocturnal. Eats anything that will fit in its mouth. Introduced from Cuba into Key West. Found in residential ponds, billboards, patios and trees.