30 Oct 2015

Critter of the Week - Archey's Frog

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:35 pm on 30 October 2015
Nicola Toki’s Archey’s Frog

Nicola Toki’s Archey’s Frog. Photo: Nicola Toki

This week's critter is the Archey's Frog.

It is a bush frog that doesn't have webbing between its long toes and doesn't associate with pools of water, therefore nor do its babies.

Nicola says they are really beautiful and interesting creatures.

"They are indistinct genetically from fossils we have from 150 million years ago.

"So what that means is that these frogs were literally hopping around the feet of dinosaurs."

Nicola Toki from DoC joins us to discuss the Archey's Frog.



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