Summer is here and so are the treefrogs! Ever noticed those strange sounds at night? Treefrogs can make the most bizarre sounds. Probably the most popular treefrog in North Carolina is the Gray Treefrog. Listen here for the Gray Treefrog calls:
Here’s some interesting Tree Frog Facts!
- Gray tree frogs are a nocturnal species.
- They hide in tree holes, under bark, in rotten logs, under leaves and under tree roots when inactive.
- At night, they search for insects in trees, where they can climb vertically or move horizontally with specially adapted toe pads.
- Gray treefrogs may congregate around windows and porch lights to eat insects that are attracted to the light.
Want to try a cool and easy craft to make your own leaping frog? Check these videos out:
Looking for some more fun “frog” activities? Check these sites out: