Giant Tree Frog
|White-lipped Tree Frog|
The White-lipped Tree Frog (Litoria infrafrenata) or the Giant Tree Frog is a species of tree frogs. They are the largest tree frog in the world. They are native to Northern Queensland, New Guinea, the Bismarck Islands and the Admiralty Islands. They are related to the White's Tree Frog. The Giant Tree Frogs eats insects and arthropods. They can live up to 10 years in the wild. In Australia, they can be kept as pets. Australians must have a license to have them.
References[change | edit source]
- Barker, J., Grigg, G. C., and Tyler, M. J. (1995). A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty and Sons, New South Wales.
- Iskandar et al. (2004). Litoria infrafrenata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 11 May 2006. Database entry includes a range map and justification for why this species is of least concern
- Menzies, J.I. (1976). Handbook of Common New Guinea Frogs. Wau Ecology Institute.
- Cronin, L., (2001). Australian Reptiles and Amphibians, Envirobook, ISBN 0-85881-186-3
- Cogger, H.G. (2000). Reptiles and amphibians of Australia. Reed Books: Sydney.
Other websites[change | edit source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: White-lipped Tree Frog|
- Department of Environment and Resource Managmenent: White-lipped tree frog-Conservation status and audio of frog call
- Frog Australia Network-frog call available here.
- Article Road: List of All Frog Breeds: Things You Can Do to Ensure Your Frog Has a Long, Happy and Healthy Life: White Lipped Tree Frog
- Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, New South Wales: Amphibian Keeper's Licence: Species Lists