Frog Identification

Need some help to identify a frog (or tadpole or egg mass)? Sounds like a job for the collective minds of the Community. Photographs and/or recordings are greatly appreciated. Results guaranteed (All money cheerfully refunded).

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Postby Aaron » Sun Mar 06, 2016 12:29 pm

Hi,

Unfortunately that is a young Cane Toad in your photo.

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Postby Aaron » Tue Mar 08, 2016 12:16 pm

They can look quite colourful when they are younger before fading to the plain tan or brown coloration of the adult. The prominent bony ridge running from the nose to behind the eye and the dry 'leathery' skin helps to distinguish them from native frogs when they are this size.


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