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AMPHIBIANS

CAJUN CHORUS FROGS

Pseudacris fouquette

At A Glance

  • IDENTIFICATION: Small frogs, light brown with tan/ gray backs, dark brown stripes, rows of dots going down the back
  • COMMONLY CONFUSED WITH: Other small frogs
  • CONSERVATION STATUS: Least Concern - Population Stable
  • DIET: Tiny insects
  • HABITAT: Forests, fields, swamps, marshes, ditches
  • BREEDING: Early spring, lays 500 - 1, 500 eggs attached to underwater plants in shallow water
  • BEHAVIOR: Active above ground in breeding season, lives in burrow outside of breeding season
  • SPECIAL SKILLS: Hunting, burrowing
  • THREATS: (TO ADULTS) Snakes, birds, mice; (TO TADPOLES)Birds, large insects
  • SEASONS FOR VIEWING IN NORTH LOUISIANA: Spring