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Help to identify this frog

This is a discussion on Help to identify this frog within the Fish and Amphibians forums, part of the Water Gardening category; Does anyone know this little guys name? He's living in the greenhouse but not the ...

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    Default Help to identify this frog

    Does anyone know this little guys name? He's living in the greenhouse but not the usual local species I'm used to. His call is more of a click than a chirp like a spring peeper or grey tree frog.
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    Have you thought of a toad species instead of a frog? he is a lot fatter and squat than i would expect a frog to be...

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    It turns out to be a Northern cricket frog, Acris crepitans.

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    Seems like he is a bit of a ham. Sort of posing for the camera!!

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    nice. i assume it sounds like a cricket?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daethen View Post
    Seems like he is a bit of a ham. Sort of posing for the camera!!
    He would pose but not perform for the camera. I wanted to video him calling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwiorchids View Post
    nice. i assume it sounds like a cricket?
    Simular, yes. There are recordings you can find online.

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    pretty little guy

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    pretty little guy
    I quite agree, Gita.

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    Cute little fella
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