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Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis At a glance What is it? The Growling Grass Frog is an endangered species. It is one of the largest frog species in Australia, growing up to 100 mm in length. They vary in colour and pattern but are generally olive to bright emerald green, with irregular gold, brown, black or bronze spotting. Their backs are warty and usually have a pale green mid-dorsal stripe. Where do I find it? Growling Grass Frogs can be found along the length of the Murray River, its anabranches, lakes and wetlands. These frogs can also be found in farm dams with good vegetation cover. Growling Grass Frogs eat insects and sometimes smaller frogs. During breeding season, male frogs make a call that sounds like a motorbike or a growling laugh. Quirky fact: The Growling Grass Frog is one of the few frogs that is active during the day.
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  • Growling Grass FrogLitoria raniformis

    At a glance

    What is it?

    The Growling Grass Frog

    is an endangered species.

    It is one of the largest frog

    species in Australia, growing

    up to 100 mm in length. They

    vary in colour and pattern but

    are generally olive to bright

    emerald green, with irregular

    gold, brown, black or bronze

    spotting. Their backs are warty

    and usually have a pale green

    mid-dorsal stripe.

    Where do I find it?

    Growling Grass Frogs can be

    found along the length of the

    Murray River, its anabranches,

    lakes and wetlands. These frogs

    can also be found in farm dams

    with good vegetation cover.

    Growling Grass Frogs eat

    insects and sometimes smaller

    frogs. During breeding season,

    male frogs make a call that

    sounds like a motorbike or a

    growling laugh.

    Quirky fact:

    The Growling Grass Frog is one

    of the few frogs that is active

    during the day.