Corroboree Frog

By Tarleigh and Chelsea

Desciption

The Southern Corroboree Frog has black and yellow stripes on its back. The adults grow up to 2.5 - 3cm. Their call is a short "squelch".


Distribution

The Southern Corroboree Frog is found in the Kosciuszko National Park.



What needs to be done to recover this species?

*Under take off-site rearing of tadpoles and frogs to increase their survival and provide stock for reintroduction to the wild.

*Protect breeding sites from damage by pigs and horses.




ABC 7.30 - Southern Corroboree Frog

Photos are from Wikimedia Commons.

Information is from http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/threatenedspecies/