PERON’S TREE FROG

Appearance

Medium to large in size. Light grey to brown in colour with darker small blotches. The back is also covered in small, bright green flecks.

Has a black vertical strip on the eye, and a horizontal pupil, giving the effect of a cross over the eyes.

Habitat

Inhabits forest, heathlands, grasslands and cleared pastures.

Diet

Insects – including spiders, beetle, moths and flies

Breeding

Breeding season is mid spring to mid summer. Breeding takes place in farm dams, wetlands and slow-flowing streams.

Eggs are laid individually or in small groups, among leaf litter and vegetation

Predators

Predators include dogs, birds and snakes