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  • How can you tell a male from a female frog?

    It's often tricky to tell whether a frog is male or female, but these tips should help.

  • Australia's Lost Frogs

    In the early 1980s, frog researchers noticed the sudden disappearance of two frog species from streams in southeast Queensland.

  • Why do frogs call?

    What drives a frog or toad to spend the night croaking?

  • Frogs in your Backyard

    Frogs are a welcome visitor to any backyard and can be good bio-indicators of an ecosystem's health. 

  • Ground-dwelling Frogs: Family Myobatrachidae

    The Family Myobatrachidae contains ground-dwelling and aquatic frogs that lack the adhesive toe discs found in the tree frog family.

  • Frogs: Class Amphibia

    Amphibians crawled from the water over 370 million years ago and were the first vertebrates to colonise the land. Australia has around 200 species of native amphibians, all of which are frogs, belonging to the order Anura.

  • Spotted Marsh Frog

    The Spotted Marsh Frog is usually the first frog to colonise new dams, ditches and water-covered areas on disturbed ground.

  • FrogID - Help Save Australia's Frogs With Your Mobile Phone

    Australia’s first national frog count is underway and everyone can join in, to help save one of the most threatened groups of animals on Earth.

  • 40 days of FrogID: citizen scientists hop to the challenge of saving frogs

    Australia’s first national frog count has already it’s made leaps and bounds in helping to conserve some of our most threatened animals

  • Tree Frogs

    Tree frogs (Family Hylidae) can vary greatly in both form and behaviour. Two Sydney residents, the Green Tree Frog (Litoria caerulea) and the Green and Golden Bell Frog (Litoria aurea) are good examples of this diversity.

    *Our Frogs Field Guide iPhone app is available now on iTunes and the App Store*



  • Dainty Tree Frog

    The Dainty Green Tree Frog is a delicate little green and yellow frog from tropical Australia.

  • Eastern Pobblebonk Frog

    The Eastern Pobblebonk or Banjo Frog gets its name from its call, which is a banjo-like 'plonk' or 'bonk' sound.

  • Australian frogs

    Australia has over 230 frog species, ranging from the often green tree frogs to the camouflaged ground-dwelling frogs. Many have distinctive markings, particularly around the head or thighs, which help to distinguish similar species.

    *Our Frogs Field Guide iPhone app is available now on iTunes and the App Store*

  • Lesueur's Frog

    This frog can sometimes grow to 7 cm, quite large compared with many New South Wales frogs.

  • Rocket Frog

    The Rocket Frog gets its name from its long pointed snout, but it could equally have got it for its impressive leaping ability.