Very hardy tree frog species. A common backyard species, it is popular as a pet, and is the state amphibian of Georgia and Louisiana. The frog is green, medium-sized, and up to 6 cm (2.5 in) long. Their bodies are usually green in shades ranging from bright yellowish-olive to lime green. The color can change depending on lighting or temperature. These frogs are found in the central and south-eastern United States, with a geographic range from the Eastern Shore of Maryland to southeast Florida, with populations as far west as central Texas, and as far north as Delaware and southern New Jersey. Green tree frogs "prefer habitats with plentiful floating vegetation, grasses, and cattails" and are often found in "small ponds, large lakes, marshes, and streams. They also can be found at night in backyard swimming pools.The frogs are popular pets because of their small size, appearance, and the undemanding conditions needed to take care of them.
|LATIN NAME||Dryophytes cinereus|
|ADULT SIZE||1-3in (3-6cm)|
|ADULT ENCLOSURE SIZE||12x12x18in (30x30x45cm) minimum|