How Long Is the Giant Leaf Frog?


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Adult giant leaf frogs typically grow to 4 or 5 inches in length. The neon green species is a member of the Hylidae family and is native to South American rain forests.

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Giant leaf frogs inhabit the trees of drier forest areas near bodies of water, rarely venturing lower than 6 feet above the ground. Giant leaf frogs wipe the wax produced by special skin glands over their bodies to prevent drying out. This nocturnal amphibian feeds on a diet of insects and other small prey. The species lays its eggs on the top of leaves; hatching tadpoles fall into a small pond or stream below to begin development.

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