Last winter, thousands of dead and dying frogs were found across Australia. Instead of hunkering down and out of sight, frogs were spotted during the day in the open, on footpaths, highways and doorsteps – often in the blazing sun.
Everything about the nursery frog is adorable. This tiny frog, which is barely more than a few centimetres long, is named for the fastidious care it gives to its offspring.
It’s time to mark up your guide book because it turns out what we know as the bleating tree frog is actually three different species.
Are two spectacular tree frogs remarkably similar species or one and the same? Dr Jodi Rowley goes in search of the answer.
If a frog calls in a forest, would anyone actually hear it? This may sound like a philosophical question, but it is a genuine concern for frogs – like ‘pobblebonks’ – living in forested habitats. Find out how you can help using the FrogID app!
Dead, shrivelled frogs are unexpectedly turning up across eastern Australia and scientists need your help to find out why.