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SPOTTED MARSH FROG

Appearance

Also known as the Spotted Grass Frog

This small to medium frog ranges in colour. It often has brown to green blotches, and can also have white and orange/red markings.

Habitat

These frogs can be found in woodlands, grasslands and cleared pastures. They are found in a variety of water body types including rivers, puddles, dams and small ponds.

Diet

Insects are the main food source

Breeding

This frog can breed throughout the year, but mainly in winter to early spring.

Eggs are laid in a large floating foamy mass.

Predators

Snakes, birds, dogs and foxes are major predators

Life expectancy

Varies between 5-15 years