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Northern cricket frog

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Northern Cricket Frog
Northern Cricket Frog, Acris crepitans
Scientific classification
A. crepitans
Binomial name
Acris crepitans

Acris crepitans blanchardi
Acris crepitans crepitans
Acris crepitans paludicola

The northern cricket frog (Acris crepitans) is a species of small Hylid frogs. They live in Canada, the United States and northeastern Mexico. Northern cricket frogs are small frogs, between 0.75 and 1.5 inches (19–38 mm) long. They have pink color on their throats. They eat crickets and small insects. They usually lay eggs in April through May. Tadpoles hatch within a few days.[2][3]

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  1. Hammerson, G., Santos-Barrera, G. & Church, D. (2004). "Acris crepitans". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 23 February 2009.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. Frost, Darrel R. "Acris crepitans (Baird, 1854)". Amphibian Species of the World, an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History, New York. Retrieved December 5, 2022.
  3. Michelle Iwaki. Tate Tunstall; Michelle S. Koo (eds.). "Acris crepitans Baird, 1854 Northern Cricket Frog". AmphibiaWeb. University of California, Berkeley. Retrieved December 5, 2022.

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