Frog of the Week

Turtle Frog (Myobatrachus gouldii)

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Common Name: Turtle Frog
Scientific Name: Myobatrachus gouldii
Family: Myobatrachidae
Location: Australia
Size:  1.9  inches or 5 cm

Turtle frogs are fossorial frogs, meaning they live and burrow in the ground. The way that they burrow is interesting in that they use their front limbs instead of their back limbs which most burrowing toads and frogs use.


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