Name: White’s tree frog

Scientific Name: Litoria caerulea

Class: Amphibian

Threats: Snakes, birds, carnivorous mammals

Distribution: Australia and New Guinea

Habitat: Moist and forested environment.

Appearance: They grow to nearly 4 to inches in length varying in colour from green to brown. 

Diet & Feeding: Insects like roaches, locusts, and moths.

Social Behaviour: They are docile and mainly nocturnal creatures that are not very active. They are remarkably people-friendly.

Males and females: Males are smaller and have a vocal sack.

Lifespan: 16 years

Number of young: Females can lay up to 150 - 300 eggs.

Interesting fact: The peptides produced by the frog could play a part in the cure for AIDS secretions attacks HIV cells without harming healthy cells.

Other ZooLab amphibians:

  • Southern toad

  • Tomato frog

  • Pacman frog

  • Euro-tree frog 

  • File-eared frog

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