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Frog (Green)

Rana clamitans
Frog (Green)

Range

They are found in the eastern part of southern Canada and the U.S.

Habitat

They live in ponds and slow moving streams.

Body Traits

They are all green to a bronze-color, with some darker spotting. They have a large eardrum. They grow up to about 4.5 inches long.

Habits

They sit among water plants with just their eyes and nostrils above the water. They never go far from the water.

Diet

They eat insects that land on the water, small fish or other frogs.

Predators

They fall prey to birds, snapping turtles, bigger frogs, and any other meat eating pond animal.

Reproduction

Females lay thousands of eggs on the surface of the water.

Frog (Green)
Frog (Green)

Classification

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Rana
Species: R. clamitans

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