time we will bring for you here information and images about frogs in Australia.
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with details about the location, date of the photo, and anything else you may
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with your photo. We have some great images of the Peron Tree Frog, provide by
Katrina of the Blue Mountains.
There are three orders of amphibians in the
world: Anura, Caudata, and Gymnophiona containing over 5,581 amphibian species
(as of November 2003). Frogs and Toads are of the Order Anura, comprises about
4,896 alone. Of these the largest genus of frogs, which is also the largest
genus of all vertebrates, is the Eleutherodactylus, also commonly known as the
'rain frogs' or the 'tink frogs'.