Southern Corroboree Frog

By Mikayla and Zoe

Description

The Southern Corroboree Frog (Pseudophryne Corroboree) has black and yellow stripes with white blotches underneath. It is 2.3-3cm long.


Distribution

The Southern Corroboree frog is found in the Koscioszko National Park.


What needs to be done to recover this species?

*Undertake off-site rearing tadpoles and frogs to increase survivorship and provide stock for re-introductions.


*Protect breeding sites from damage by feral pigs and horses.

The Frog Hunters - The effort to save the Southern Corroboree Frog

Photos are from Wikimedia Commons.

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