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"Kritzer Van Zant, Miriam" <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 26 May 1998 10:57:50 -0500
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Dear Karen and Sciarters:

A T-shirt with a picture of Hyla cinera on it was sold by the Zoo grad
student association at SIU.  It is local here and possibly your
frog.  Professor Karen Lips specializes in neotropical frogs, and would
probably be a good person to ask.  Her e-mail is [log in to unmask]


At 01:20 PM 7/31/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>   I wonder if there are any among us knowlegable about frogs?  I'm writing
>a short piece for my website about the small frog which has taken up
>residence amongst the orchids on my front porch and I'm having a hard time
>positively identifying it.  Follow this link to see the frog in question:
>  Yes, all three photos show the
>same frog.  It's about as long as my thumb, quite adept at climbing and
>changes color amazingly fast.  It has pronounced digital disks,  and a
>black edged light spot beneath the eye.
>   I've always called these frogs 'tree frogs' and have found some
>information about Ohio frogs which makes me think this might be a Hyla
>versicolor (grey tree frog).  I live in central Missouri, btw, and haven't
>been able to find any information about Missouri tree frogs. Anybody have
>any ideas?
>   Regards,
>   Karen
>   knisbett designs
>   'botanical illustration and more'
>   [log in to unmask]
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