Freycinet's frog

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Freycinet's frog
Litoria freycineti.JPG
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Pelodryadidae
Genus: Litoria
L. freycineti
Binomial name
Litoria freycineti
Litoria freycineti range.PNG

Freycinet's frog or Wallum rocketfrog or rocket frog (Litoria freycineti) is a frog from eastern Australia.[1] It lives on the east coast of Australia and on Fraser Island.[2]

This frog can grow to 4.5 cm. Its skin is brown with irregular patterns on it. The tadpoles can live even in hot water.[3]

This frog can live in many different kinds of places, but it likes temporary swamps not far from the ocean. These swamps are called wallum in Australia. It looks for food during the day.[2]

This frog is in danger because human beings build things in the places it likes to live.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Harry Hines; Jean-Marc Hero; Ed Meyer; David Newell (2004). "Litoria freycineti". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. p. e.T41033A10391425. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T41033A10391425.en. Retrieved June 21, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 J-M Hero; H. Hines; E. Meyer; D. Newell (April 5, 2002). "Litoria freycineti: Wallum Rocketfrog". Amphibiaweb. Retrieved June 21, 2020.
  3. "Freycinet's Frog or Rocket Frog (Litoria freycineti)". Retrieved June 21, 2020.