The Gray Tree Frogs are back in business now that spring has sprung. At night, they work tirelessly in search of a mate, singing non-stop it would seem. During the day, they disappear.
We sleep with the windows open this time of year just to have the frog-symphony in our ears as we go to sleep at night. Never mind that turning off the air units and running ceiling fans or piling blankets instead has saved us hundreds of dollars since December.
Frog-song is certainly unmistakable to the ear. But during the day, they aren’t so easy to find. Where Green Tree Frogs will tuck themselves in for the day on the underside of leaves within bushes or behind gutter spouts, Gray Tree Frogs are adapted to blend in to bark and woody plants instead. They seem to do that job quite nicely.
Can You See Me?
Here I Am!
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Good night. Sleep tight.
The frogs will sing ’til it’s light.