Green Frog

Green frog Lithobates clamitans

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Identification: The green frog is typically between 2-4 inches long. Their color ranges from green to brown. They have ridges along each side of their backs, beginning at a large disc located behind each eye. The throats of male green frogs may be yellow.

Habitat: Green frogs are found in freshwater habitats, such as the shorelines of ponds, lakes, streams, vernal pools, moist woodlands, bogs, and ditches.

Other: Green frog tadpoles take multiple years to develop into small frogs and are only found in permanent sources of water (ponds and lakes).