Story: Frogs

Archey’s frog with froglets

Newly hatched froglets – halfway between a tadpole and a frog – climb on to the male’s back. He carries them around until they are fully developed.

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Natural History New Zealand

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How to cite this page:

Paddy Ryan, 'Frogs - Ecology and reproduction', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2016)

Full story by Paddy Ryan, published 24 Sep 2007