Zappa, Iggy, Rizzo, & Honey

Green Tree Frogs (aka White's Tree Frogs or Dumpy Tree Frogs) - Australia/New Guinea

Litoria caerulea

1 - 100 YEARS OLD


These nocturnal, patient hunters have a big appetite for insects and spiders which they can swallow whole because they have dull teeth.


The female will lay hundreds to thousands of eggs that are fertilized externally.  Within 2-4 days the tadpoles hatch and then develop for 6-8 weeks before metamorphosing into frogs.  Adults grow to be about 4 inches long and live 16 years in captivity.

Interesting Facts

Their color changes based on mood and temperature and they secrete caerins that contain both antibacterial and antiviral properties.


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