Brown Tree Frog

Brown Tree Frog

Scientific Name – Litoria ewingii

Classification – Hylidae

Baby Name – Tadpole, polliwog, froglet

Collective Noun – Army, colony

Average Length – Around 1.8 in

Life Expectancy – Unknown

Breeding Season – Early spring and autumn

Incubation Period – 4 to 6 days

Metamorphosis Period – Up to 7 months

Special Features – Breeding males have vocal sac; feet is half-webbed

Family Unit – Not known

Geographical Distribution – Australia (native); New Zealand (introduced)

World Population – Stable

Conservation Status – Least Concern

Natural Habitat – Forests, farmland, heathland, alpine regions, semiarid areas, suburban areas

Diet – Small invertebrates

Predators – Cats, foxes