Amphibian Litoria dentata (Bleating tree frog)

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Scientific Name: Litoria dentata

Common Names: Bleating Tree Frog

Other names: Keferstein's Tree Frog

Order: Anura

Family: Hylidae

Genus: Litoria

Species: L. dentata

Distribution: Coastal areas and inland to great divide from South of Fraser Coast to upper 2/3 of NSW Coast.

Habitat: Areas near the coast (coastal lagoons, heathlands) and some dry sclerophyll forests and farmland inland.

Field Notes: Small frog (30 - 60 mm) Horizontal red brown pupil, toe pads, webbing may be half or fully present. Docile, can be held upside down. (Some frogs will not tolerte this). Loud high pitched call gives it its name.
 
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Cheers AP. Its been good frog weather the last few days. First heavy rains after a period of dry hot weather.
 
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