It's Not Easy Being Green...
Well, maybe it is great to be green if you're one of these animals! Spring colors are just around the corner and if you don't want to wait to see green, check out our green animals.
The Giant Waxy Tree Frog is less than two inches long and has four toes per foot, each with a wide, suction cup-like pad to help grip. The poisonous frog is territorial and "wrestles" with other frogs to protect its area.
The Prehensile Tailed Skink is the largest type of skink with a strong tail that is able to grip branches. A nocturnal species native to rain forests, they eat only vegetation.
In many regions of the Amazon, the Blue-Fronted Amazon Parrot is the most common bird species. A loud "talker", they are easily recognized in flight by their call that sounds like "help ...help."
Spending most of their time in water, gharials use their extremely long, slender snout to catch fish underwater. Found in India, Pakistan and Nepal, they are often found submerged in vast rivers with only their eyes and nostrils above water.
With bright red eyes and deep green skin, it's not difficult to identify the Red Eyed Tree Frog. Native to damp, humid forests in Central America and Mexico, young frogslets have yellow eyes that turn red with age.
The Spotted Pond Turtle is becoming more rare in the wild because of the demand for them in the Asian food market. They prefer shallow, clear water and sleep in the water at night.
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