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see tree frogtree frog,
name for any of the small tree- or shrub-inhabiting frogs of the family Hylidae, characterized by an adhesive disk on the tip of each of the clawlike toes. This family has about 300 species distributed throughout most tropical and temperate regions, with the greatest
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or a spring peeper translates its multi-dimensions aurally.
The other creatures drew closer to see Bully's new "hat." When they saw that the hat was really a happy little spring peeper, they were not afraid of him anymore.
We also heard one lonely peeper, sadly peeping out its call for a non-existent mate.
Portland peeper Paul Durkin has been given responsibility for keeping arch-enemies
Working with Richardson, Christensen invented the Treetop Peeper, a miniature video camera mounted on a 50- foot telescoping pole that allows biologists to peer into woodpecker cavities.
THE PEEPER RESPONSE: Able-bodied people often avoid eye contact or peep at me with pity and curiosity.
Literary scholar and naturalist Joseph Wood Krutch, in a collection of essays titled The Twelve Seasons, expressed in delightful fashion his opinion that a spring peeper chorus, not the arrival of the first robin or appearance of the first crocus, was the truest harbinger of spring.
If you live in the eastern half of the United States or Canada, you're probably in peeper territory.
George Reserve by collecting chorus frog egg masses from ponds where they had been naturally deposited, and by allowing spring peeper breeding adults to mate in covered 35 x 25 x 14 cm plastic boxes containing water and vegetation (spring peepers deposit their eggs singly making collection of eggs in the field impractical).
But almost the entire eastern half of the country is home to the common tree flog and the spring peeper.
CREATURE PEEPER YOUNG nature enthusiasts can use this two-way magnifier to view garden critters from the top or bottom.
This is what it means to cry out as peeper frogs and chorus