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I am by no means a herpetologist, but I'm usually able to do a little internet sleuthing to discover the species of a never-before-seen amphibian (the Eastern Gray Tree Frog and Broadhead Skink come to mind). However, this one seems to elude my detective skills. It's a green frog with brownish streaks down its sides (I assume some species of tree frog, since it lives in a large planter I have filled with jalapenos and bell peppers), and it's about the size of a nickel. If anyone can identify my new tenant, I would greatly appreciate it! Attached is a picture of my "squatter".
We have so many toads here, it is not unusual to find them camping out in containers and under stored pots. We have a couple very vocal chorus frogs behind a windowbox.. and a tree frog that lives in one of the orchids...adaptability...grin
I love the various types of frogs that live in my flowerbeds and veggie garden too. They do a wonderful job of eating up lots of insects for me. I used to keep potted plants that are scheduled to be planted out in the fall in a small flowerbed and the frogs liked to dig into the soil thus messing up the plants. I had to move all the plants to the porch and put out pots of soil for the frogs--everybody was happy after that :-}