today’s funky frog of the day is: litoria aurea! commonly known as the green and golden bell frog, green and golden swamp frog, or ground-dwelling tree frog, they are native to australia. they can reach up 4.5 inches in length, making them one of australia’s largest frogs, and true to their name, they are colored gold and green. they generally feed on insects, but will also eat larger prey like worms and mice. despite their classification as tree frogs, they do not spend much time in trees and usually stay close to the ground. they are often found in areas of infrequent disturbance, such as golf courses, disused industrial land, brick pits, and landfill areas. they can also be seen basking in the sun on vegetation, rocks, and reeds, and unlike most frogs, they are active during the day. they can live up to 15 years.
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