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Holy Cross Frog
Breeding season: Summer and Autumn. Upon very heavy rain they will emerage from the ground and begin breeding in temporary ponds. Tadpoles develop very quickly to take advantage of the water prior to evaporation.
Black, red, white and yellow cross-shaped pattern on its back.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
The Crucifix Frog lives in semi-arid areas and to survive long periods without water, it will bury itself underground and encase itself in a cocoon.
Carnivore. Adults feed on a wide variety of insects (ants and termites).
Adults are found in floodplains, clay pans and semi-arid grasslands.
Native to Australia