Frog of the Week

Corroboree Frog (Pseudophryne corroboree)

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Common Name: Corroboree Frog
Scientific Name: Pseudophryne corroboree
Family: Myobatrachidae – Australian Ground Frog family
Location: Australia
Size: 1.18 inches or 30 mm

Corroboree frog are found in the Australian Alps of New South Wales. The males make nests near water and call for females to breed. After they breed, the male protects the nest until the eggs hatch into tadpoles. Coroboree Frog have alkaloid poisons in their body that they produce unlike poison dart frogs that obtain their poison from what they eat.

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