Middle East Tree Frog
L 4cm. Green or brownish-gray body with a brown lateral stripe; long legs; adhesive toe-disks for climbing vertical surfaces; short, rounded snout. Males are smaller than females and have two vocal sacs on their lower jaw to amplify mating calls.
Mainly nocturnal. Dwells among vegetation near water.
Tree frogs feed on insects.
Endangered by development and water pollution. Occurs in humid areas near freshwater and vegetation in northwestern and western Jordan, including the Yarmouk River, some areas in the Jordan River Valley, Jerash, Salt, lower Wadi Mujib, and lower Dana Nature Reserve.