BROAD PALMED FROG

Appearance

Medium sized tree frog. Light grey to brown in colour with darker blotches and slightly raised warts. A dark strip runs along the side of the head from the snout to shoulder.

Habitat

Found in forests, heathlands, grasslands and cleared pastures. Prefer large bodies of water, such as dams and rivers.

Diet

Insects

Breeding

Breeding season is late spring through summer. Males call to mate from the edge of the water in vegetation or amongst rocks.

Eggs are laid in clusters near the surface of the water.

Predators

Like most frogs, threatened by cats, dogs, birds, foxes as well as habitat change.