Ponds and Lakes Animals

Green and Gold Bell Frog
Green and Gold Bell Frog
Class: Amphibia: Amphibians Diet: Insects
Order: Anura: Frogs and Toads
Size: up to 8 cm (3 1/4 in)
Family: Hylidae: Treefrogs Conservation Status: Non-threatened
Scientific Name: Litoria cyclorhynchus Habitat: large ponds
Range: Western Australia: south coast

Size of Green and Gold Bell FrogA distinctively marked species, this bell frog climbs only rarely and lives mostly in water or on reeds. It moves on land only in heavy rainfall. Active during the day, it is a voracious predator, feeding on any small animals, including its own tadpoles.  In the breeding season, males call from the water to attract mates, making a sound rather like wood being sawn. The female lays her eggs among the vegetation in the pond.

Range of Green and Gold Bell Frog
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