Gastric Brooding Frogs

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Gastric-brooding Frog
... The gastric-brooding frogs or Platypus frogs (Rheobatrachus) were a genus of ground-dwelling frogs native to Queensland in eastern Australia ... The genus was unique because it contained the only two known frog species that incubated the prejuvenile stages of their offspring in the stomach of the mother ... The combined ranges of the gastric-brooding frogs comprised less than 2,000 square kilometres (770 sq mi) ...
Gastric-brooding Frog - Cause of Extinction
... warming and Chytridiomycosis The cause for the gastric-brooding frogs' extinction is unknown but habitat loss/degradation, pollution, pathogens, parasites and ... Populations of Southern Gastric-brooding Frogs were present in logged catchments between 1972 and 1979 ... The effects of such logging activities upon Southern Gastric-brooding Frogs was not investigated but the species did continue to inhabit streams in the logged catchments ...
Southern Gastric-brooding Frog (R. Silus) - Ecology and Behaviour
... The Southern Gastric-brooding Frog lived in areas of rainforest, wet sclerophyll forest and riverine gallery open forest ... Streams that the Southern Gastric Brood Frog were found in were mostly permanent and only ceased to flow during years of very low rainfall ... Sites where Southern Gastric-brooding Frogs were found usually consisted of closed forests with emergent eucalypts, however there was sites where open forest and grassy ground cover were the predominate ...

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