Zoologist Maya Shabtai Biologist Nicole Frankel What Do Tree Frogs Eat? Tadpoles eat algae. Adults eat insects, spiders, worms and slugs. Some of the larger species eat mice, birds and other frogs. What Do Tree Frogs Look Like? Bright red eyes Orange webbed feet Bright yellow and blue flanks (back legs) Neon green body Can be used for camouflage The tree frog is about 1.5 to 2.75 inches (4 to 7cm.) Where Do Tree Frogs Live Frogs live in tropical rain forests, north of the arctic circle and high in the Himalayan mountains. They also live partly on land and partly on water. Is A Tree Frog A Herbivore Carnivore Or Omnivore? Tadpoles are herbivores because they eat algae. Fully grown frogs are carnivores because they eat other animals like insects, spiders, worms and slugs. What Colors Are On A Red Eyed Tree Frog? The tree frog is a very colorful amphibian. It includes red, orange, yellow, green and blue on its body. What Is The Typical Weight Of A Red Eyed Tree Frog? A typical Tree Frog weighs about 15 ounces all the way up to 7 pounds. How Does A Tree Frog Get Its Food? They have specially designed tongues for the specific type of food they eat. Unlike humans the frog’s tongue is attached at the front of the mouth. This helps the frogs fling their tongues out of their mouths much easier. The tip of the tongue is also sticky, this helps the frog latch onto its prey and hold on to it. How Did The Tree Frog Become Endangered? In 1989, amphibians’ numbers were going down really fast all over the world, and it wasn’t just in areas crowded with people. Different species face different threats. The tree frogs’ habitat is becoming destroyed. They are facing many deadly diseases. Pollution is also damaging things, plus too much climate change. What Steps Are Being Taken In Order To Save The Tree Frog From Becoming Extinct? Some of the things scientists are doing to help them from becoming extinct are breeding them in zoos, and keeping the frogs away from fish to keep them safe. The tree frogs’ habitat is also being protected by weeding their habitat, and making sure that there are not many forest fires. What Adaptations Help It Survive? Tree Frogs The frog’s red eyes help it during day time because it is a nocturnal animal, and when a predator tries to eat it, the tree frog’s bright eyes immediately pop open. Since they are so bright, they startle the predator and it makes it pause for a moment. That moment the frog leaps away for safety. Amphibians An amphibian. Delicate outer membrane that allows it to absorb moisture from air, and breathe in oxygen. It also means they’re like a sponge when it comes to pollutants. The Tree Frog Tadpoles before frogs Red eyes Eat insects, spiders, worms Endangered Fifteen ounces Rain forests Orange webbed feet Green body Thanks for watching!!!!!!! We hope you enjoyed our PowerPoint and learned just as much as we did! Don’t forget to save the tree frogs!