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Australian green tree frog

Litoria caerulea


A larger tree frog that can grow up to 11.5 cm in length, females slightly larger than males. The iris is golden and has a horizontal slit pupil, the tympanum is visible just behind the eye. The limbs are short and robust and there are large adhesive discs at the end of the digits which provide grip while climbing. The dorsal color depends on the temperature and nature of the environment, ranging from brownish- or greyish-green to bright emerald green. The ventral surface in both sexes is creamy-white and rough in texture.


Spotted at Sydney Taronga Zoo - Sydney Australia. is a species of tree frog native to Australia and New Guinea.


Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Amphibia Order: Anura Family: Hylidae Genus: Litoria Species: L. caerulea

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Sydney, NSW, Australia

Spotted on Apr 4, 2016
Submitted on May 9, 2017

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