The Greater Siren is an amphibian that is like an eel and is found in North America.
The Greater Siren is an amphibian that has gills and small lungs their whole life. They don’ have eyelids and have a protection that goes across their eyes.
The Greater Siren can get up to 38 inches and is considered one of the longest amphibians that lives. They can even weigh up to 35 ounces.
The color of the Greater Siren varies, and they can be green or grey and have small green or yellow dots on their sides. Younger Sirens have a light stripe that runs across their sides.
The Greater Siren has front legs and four toes, and they are mostly hidden by their gills.
The Greater Siren lives in areas of Florida, Alabama, Washington D.C. and more.
They like wetlands and prefer living in areas that are thick with plants and in moist areas. If the wetland becomes dry, the Greater Siren will then burrow underground into the mud.
The Greater Siren is nocturnal which means they are most active at night. They can live up to 25 years if they are pets and live in an aquarium, but it is unsure how long they can live in the wild.
The Greater Siren makes a sound that sounds like a yelp and is similar to the call of the American Tree Frog.
The Greater Siren can hibernate for years if they have to and they also are known to burrow under the ground so that can hibernate and be protected.
The Greater Siren eats insects that are invertebrates and other small mammals that are vertebrates such as fish and mollusks. They also are known to eat vegetation.
No one really knows how they find a mate, but this usually happens in February and in March. The mother will keep a hold of her eggs until they hatch. It takes around 2 months for the eggs to hatch.
The predator of the Greater Siren is the mud snake and the alligator.