Story: Frogs

Maud Island study area

Maud Island study area

Frogs on Maud Island live in an area of stony ground under forest. To estimate the number of frogs, square areas are marked out with tape. Within the 16-hectare area of suitable habitat, the highest population estimate is 19,000 frogs.

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Paddy Ryan, 'Frogs - Threats and conservation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 June 2024)

Story by Paddy Ryan, published 24 Sep 2007