Hundreds of floating eggs in water filled plant pot hatched and placed in aquarium with "pet" juvenile Florida softshelled turtle. Turtle eventually eats all the tadpoles.
Found hunting smaller Cuban tree frogs
On ground next to large puddle.
Orange County, FL, December 2010
Invasive exotic in Florida. Species account: www.wec.ufl.edu/extension/wildlife_info/frogstoads/osteop...
Small frog found resting on my window after hurricane hermine
Osteopilus is a genus of frogs in the Hylidae family. These species have a bony co-ossification on the skull resulting in a casque. Color varies between uniform brown, brown-gray, or olive with darker markings or marbled with greens, grays or brown, making a distinct pattern. The finger disks are round; the fingers with a reduced webbing; eyes and tympanum are large. Their natural range includes the Greater Antilles and the Bahamas, but O. septentrionalis has also...