Green Tree Frog - Australian Frogs -

Green Tree Frog

The scientific name for the Australian Green tree frog's species, "caerulea", is the Latin word for "blue". The first scientists who named the frog were in England. They had been sent a dead specimen which...

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Green and Golden Bell Frog - Australian Frogs -

Green and Golden Bell Frog

The Green and Golden Bell Frog is a ground-dwelling "tree frog" native to eastern Australia. Despite its classification (as a tree frog) and climbing abilities, it does not live in trees. It spends almost all...

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White-lipped Tree Frog - Australian Frogs -

White-lipped Tree Frog

The body of the White-lipped Tree Frog is large and slender. It has a white stripe along its lower lip and another white stripe along the outer edge of its foot. Its fingers are half-webbed...

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Magnificent Tree Frog - Australian Frogs -

Magnificent Tree Frog

(From Wikipedia): The magnificent tree frog is a relatively large tree frog. The undersides of the feet and legs are bright yellow. Most specimens have white or sulphur-coloured dots on their backs, of varying densities....

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Cane Toad - Australian Frogs -

Cane Toad

The cane toad is an introduced species, which was deliberately released in 1935 to control (i.e. eat) cane sugar beetles which were a pest to cane sugar plantations in north Queensland. The Cane Toad is the...

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