Where Spotted: Pumphouse, Reedy Creek
Common Name: Green Treefrog
Scientific Name: Hyla cinerea
Length: 1.3 – 2.3 in. (3.2 – 5.7 cm)
Quick Facts (Virginia Herpetological Society):
- Large congresses of calling males gather during breeding.
- Non-calling males exhibit satellite behavior in which they gather close to calling males and intercept receptive females moving into the breeding pond.
- One study found the survival rate of young adult females to be 44%.
- This species is an opportunistic feeder, preying upon caterpillars, beetles, and other arthropods.
Taylor at Richmond SPCA
Taylor is a friendly, affectionate boy looking for a good family to adopt him. Taylor loves to lounge in luxurious beds, follow his friends around asking for treats, and loves getting chin scratches. Visit Taylor today to see what a friendly fella he is.
Age: 5 years, 1 month
Gender: Neutered Male
Color: Brown / Black
Please note that the adoptable critter we’ve selected was available when we created the post the animal might not be available when you go to the facility.