Southern Corroboree Frog

By Gem, Elie and Eryn

Description

The Southern Corroboree Frog has bright yellow and black stripes and blotches underneath its body. Adults reach a length of 2.5-3cm.

Distribution

The Corroboree frog lives in the northern Snowy Mountains and are found in Kosciuszko National Park.


What needs to be done?

There needs to be offsite rearing of tadpoles and frogs.

We also need to protect breeding sites from damage by 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/