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northern spring peeper

Scientific Name: Pseudacris crucifer

Description: Spring peepers usually grow to be less than an inch long and have brown or grayish skin. Their bellies are white and they have a dark cross on their backs. 

Habitat: The spring peeper is found all though the eastern U.S. and southern Canada. It likes to live in marshy woods or in ponds or swamps

Food: The spring peeper eats all sorts of insects like ants, flies, spiders, and beetles.

 Here is what the spring peeper sounds like.

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