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Eastern Gray Tree Frog
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Range Eastern United States with the exceptions of northern Maine and southern Florida
Habitat Trees and shrubs near permanent or semi permanent bodies of water
Conservation Status STATE: NoneFEDERAL: None
Scientific Name Hyla versicolor
Did You Know? Has yellow thighs which they use to confuse predators! During the winter, they bury themselves in leaves and other forest debris. Up to 40% of their body can freeze and they still live. Their blood remains unfrozen because it contains glycerol which acts as an antifreeze.