Red-Eyed Tree Frog Facts

Red-Eyed Tree Frog

Red-Eyed Tree Frog

Red Eyed Tree Frog Facts

Red Eyed Tree Frogs are some of the most beautifully colored frogs. These nocturnal animals are generally bright green with blue and yellow thighs and of course huge red eyes. Here are some facts about these wonderful creatures.

Red Eyed Tree Frog Facts

  • Adult red eyed tree frogs may slightly alter their color depending on mood or environment.
  • The red-eyed tree frog has three eyelids and sticky pads on its toes.
  • Red-eyed tree frogs inhabit areas near rivers and ponds in rainforest’s from southern Mexico, through Central America, to Northern Colombia.
  • These tree frogs are known to live as long as 5–10 years.
  • They are arboreal animals, like their name suggests spending a majority of their life in trees, which also makes them great jumpers.

    red eyed tree frog jumping

    red eyed tree frog jumping

  • During the day, these nocturnal animals remain still, cover their blue sides with their back legs, tuck their bright feet under their belly, and shut their red eyes becoming almost invisible to predators.

    sleeping tree frog

    Sleeping red eyed tree frog

  • Although not listed as endangered the Red eyed tree frog faces dangers of habitat loss due to encroaching civilization.

2 Comments to “Red-Eyed Tree Frog Facts”

  1. By laura, August 22, 2010 @ 2:32 pm

    I have 8 red eye tree frogs 5 of them have slightly pink bellies . I was lied to when i bought them so they are wild caught . I am worried about red leg disease . I have had these frogs before

  2. By makenna, November 17, 2011 @ 5:40 pm

    kool facts

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