COMMON EASTERN FROGLET

Appearance

The colour and texture of this small frog varies. They can be uniform in colour or have contrasting stripes and patches of cream to dark brown colours. The body can have raised warts and ridges.

Habitat

Most common in wet and dry forests, woodlands, floodplains, grasslands and open farmlands. Within these habitats they shelter under logs and other debris, usually in moist depressions or near water.

Diet

Mostly insects, and possibly some plant matter

Breeding

This frog breeds all year round, with peak breeding season in late winter to spring. 100-150 eggs are laid and usually found scattered around the bottom of ponds.

Predators

As with most frogs, their biggest predators are birds, snakes, cats, dogs and foxes.