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Florida Boardwalk Animal Fact Sheet
Hyla cinerea

Southeastern USA primarily, from Eastern Virginia to Southeast Florida in the East and central Texas to the west. The American Green Tree Frog is a common backyard species that is popular as a pet, and is the state amphibian of Georgia and Louisiana.
Habitat: Around lakes, ponds, swamps and wetland, near trees and shrubs.
Diet: They eat all kids of insects and are often found around outdoor lights at night where insects are. In captivity they will eat crickets, flies, moths and worms - but they may also need some vitamin supplements.
Status: They are listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red-List given their high densities and apparently stable populations.
Approximate Dimensions of Adult:

Weight: Varies.

Length: 1.25 - 2.25 in (3.2-5.7 cm).
Lifespan: 2 to 3 years in the wild.
Reproduction & Offspring:

To attract a breeding mate, the males have a loud and distinct call. Usually mating will take place after heavy rain - sometime around late spring or early summer.


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