Story: Waikato region

Hochstetter's frog

Hochstetter's frog

Small populations of the rare Hochstetter’s frog are found in the Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park on the eastern boundary of the Waikato region. It is the only native frog to have webbing – between its hind toes. Its colour varies from green to brown.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQA 6500 Col1493
Photograph by John Johns

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/27062/hochstetters-frog (accessed 10 April 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 1 Jul 2015