Cindy Dunn, site manager and conservation coordinator for Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary in Princeton, said spring peepers
and wood frogs, which also come out in the spring, are now extremely active in the sanctuary's many ponds and wetlands.
A density of peepers
, bullfrogs, crickets, cicadas rounds the
have contributed a great deal to this knowledge base.
can generally be identified by a black, X-shaped mark on its back.
As loud as a peeper
sings, you'd think it would be easy to track one down.
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).
are very small (about 3/4 to 1 1/4" long) and distinguished from other flogs by the roughly X-shaped dark markings on their backs.
The thought of puttin' a pencil near your peepers
can seem perilous, but lining isn't as hard as it looks.
keepers catch tiny bits of dust and dirt.
A GREAT niff of strawberry jam and a slight sniff of peeper
that won't make you sneeze but it will make you smile.
Orlando Convention and Visitor Bureau President Bill Peeper
pepper-uppers include Cyclax Moistura under-eye cream (above); Clarins Eye Revive Beauty Flash (right); Olay Regenerist Eye Lifting Serum (below)
The trademark discs on the tips of its toes place the spring peeper
(Pseudacris crucifer) in the family Hylidae.
The Eastern Sierra might not offer maple syrup, but there is enough fall color to satisfy the most dedicated leaf peeper
He also designed four features for Peter Hyams, including Capricorn One, Peeper
, The Presidio and Running Scared.