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Little Grass Frog (Pseudacris ocularis)

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The little grass frog, as its name implies, is the smallest frog in North America. Its most reliable characteristics are its small size and a dark stripe, variable in length, running through each of the frog's eyes and down its sides. It can have a brown to reddish ground color. Because of its size, the little grass frog is restricted to low vegetation and can sometimes be found in low-lying grassy areas that have been flooded. Although it may breed during any month of the year, the peak of breeding activity occurs in the late spring.

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