Frogs require a moist environment, as they breathe through their skin. Hamilton’s frogs (top) live in a rock jumble on Stephen’s Island, where puddles after rain are a luxury. Otherwise they seek out damp cavities below rocks. Archey’s frogs (bottom) often climb into tree ferns and other plants in search of moisture and food.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Department of Conservation
Reference: 10049232 (top); 10055587 (bottom)
Photograph by G. R. Parrish (top); Paul Schilov (bottom)
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.