Story: Northland region

Rare species (1st of 3)

Rare species

A rare species of native frog that lives in Northland is the dark brown Hochstetter’s frog. It grows up to 48 millimetres long, has partially webbed feet, and has more warts than other native frogs.

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Photograph by Rod Morris

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Natural environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7519/rare-species (accessed 22 November 2019)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015