Tropical Gardener Helpline: How to hunt and eradicate coqui frogs

If you take a flashlight with you into coqui territory, you might see a croaking frog with a ballooned throat. (Photo taken from
Once a female coqui lays her eggs, the male takes over guardianship until they hatch. (Courtesy / explore
Though coqui frogs are getting larger and louder with every new generation, these cute little greenhouse frog remains small and pretty quiet. (Courtesy /

Alex asks: I have not heard any coqui frogs on my property for several months. I thought we had got rid of them all. Now I am hearing them again. I want to get rid of them. What’s the latest advice on coqui control?