amphibians

The frogs of Australia

Wildlife

Running, jumping burrowing or even tree-climbing, frogs can be found in almost any Australian landscape – desert claypans, freezing mountains and inner-city suburbs. This stunning selection from more than 220 named Australian species includes common frogs and others so rare you should contact wildlife authorities if you find one.

Fanfare: Frill-necked lizard

Reader Photos

Frill-necked lizards are known for ‘deimatic’ displays, in which the frills on either side of their head fan out, the mouth opens wide and the body is raised to appear larger and threatening.