Quick facts for kidsEastern water-holding frog
The eastern water-holding frog, flat-headed frog, common water-holding frog or water-holding frog (Ranoidea platycephala) is a frog from Australia. It lives in the dry middle of the country in Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales.
The adult frog is from 6.0 to 9.0 cm long. It is dark in color or mottled green. This frog lives in many kinds of land, for example grasslands, temporary wetlands, and Australian wetlands called billabongs. When the weather is dry, this frog digs a burrow in the ground and saves water. It lays eggs, 500 at a time, when the ground floods and makes temporary pools.
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