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The kids go up to a nearby culvit to collect tadpoles.Most of the ones they've caught lately are large and black - are they native frogs or not...

Submitted by Gillian Thomson on 11-Mar-2004.


They are most Likely Marbled Frog tadpoles. Cane toad tadpoles are really small. The image of the tadpoles on the Cane toad card in the website shows them on a 5 cent coin. The marbled frog record on the website has apicture of the tadpole. They are quite large 50-100 mm

Submitted by Graeme Sawyer on 11-Mar-2004.

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