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Archey’s frog

Archey’s frog

Archey’s frog is smaller than Hochstetter’s. A glandular ridge runs from each eye along the edge of the back. Colour varies, with shades of green and brown and maybe red, with some patterning. Archey’s frogs live in damp or misty places away from water. They often climb into trees.

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Paddy Ryan, 'Frogs - Native frogs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 July 2024)

Story by Paddy Ryan, published 24 Sep 2007