Carpenter Frog

Rana Virgatipes

Has 4 yellowish stripes down its brownish to olive-grey back. Grows to be about 3 in. (7.5 cm) long.
Large pool with lots of wet land masses and plant covering for security.
Read more information on this subject in the Housing Your Pet Frog section.
(see the Frog Doctor for details on illness prevention.)
Like most eats insects etc. (See my page on Dealing with Crickets for more info.)
Jumpy and alert. Its a nervous type of frog but apparently is very hardy and adopts well to captivity. It apparently prefers the company of other frogs.
Miscellaneous Facts:
The carpenter frog can be found anywhere in the lower half of the American east coast. It tends to live in bogs and dense slow moving streams.

This picture courtesy of Animal Diversity Web.
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