Growling Grass Frog
|Other Common Names||
Southern Bell Frog, Golden Bell Frog, Warty Bell Frog
Breeding season: Spring and early summer. Females lay 1,900-3,900 pigmented eggs in a floating jelly raft which sinks soon after. Males generally call while floating in open water.
Adults vary from bright green to brown with brown or golden blotches on a warty back. Elongated snout and distinct tympanum.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
May be observed during the day. Will feed with their head out of the water.
Carnivore. Adults feed on crickets, cicadas, beetles, moths, caterpillars, other invertebrates, small frogs and fish.
Well vegetated ditches, dams and swamps
Native to Australia