Northern Cricket Frog

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Northern Cricket Frog
Northern Cricket Frog, Acris crepitans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Acris
Species: A. crepitans
Binomial name
Acris crepitans
Baird, 1854

The Northern Cricket Frog (Acris crepitans) is a species of small Hylid frogs. They are native to the United States and northeastern Mexico. Northern cricket frogs are small frogs, between 0.75 and 1.5 inches (19–38 mm) long. They eat crickets and small insects. They usually reproduce in April through May. Tadpoles hatch within a few days.

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