Spring Peepers: A sure sign that winter is over!

Thursday, April 24, 2014 by Katie

Have you heard the glorious chorus of spring peepers in a nearby wetland area? In the southern Maine area, the frogs that signify the start of spring are at full blast! 

 

Check out this link to hear what peepers sound like:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynHg7jf2J04

 

These amphibians are shockingly small for their loud voices. They grow to only about 1.5 inches! They are tan or brownish in color with dark lines that form a tell tale X on their backs. 

Do you want to learn more?  Check out: 

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/amphibians/spring-peeper/

 

What are some other signs of spring that you notice around your home?

 



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