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Natural Highlights: Green Treefrog

 

One of the most easily observed treefrogs in West Tennessee is the Green Treefrog (Hyla cinerea) which makes a distinctive quank call on warm spring nights. The males tend to gather in huge clusters and create a deafening chorus in hopes of attracting more females.  The beautiful bright green color with a yellow racing stripe down the sides is unmistakable.  This species is usually very easy to see and to hear on the Mineral Slough boardwalk during our annual Frog Chorus Walk.

Read more about the Green Treefrog at this link.

See a short video of a calling Green Treefrog here.

Posted by Cathy Justis at 4:22 PM