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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
  • Threats to Tadpoles: Birds, large insects
  • When You Can Find Them in North Louisiana: Spring