WHITE'S TREE FROG
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Litoria caerulea
HABITAT: Northern and eastern Australia, islands in the Torres Straits, and New Guinea and New Zealand. Live in temperate and tropical rainforests.
CONSERVATION STATUS: Least Concern
FUN FACT: Their skin secretes a toxin called caerulein, which has been produced synthetically to treat high blood pressure. Their skin also produces several anti-bacterial and anti-viral chemicals.
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*White's Tree Frogs are education animal ambassadors, their habitat is not viewable to public as they require privacy when not on program.