Amphibians are cold-blooded, smooth-skinned animals with backbones. Most live some of their life in water and some on land.


You'll find frogs even in the hardest desert regions of the NT. Learn about our local native species of frogs (372.3 kb).

NT wetlands wouldn't be the same without frogs. Across Australia they are disappearing. 

Read more about frogs in peril. (217.5 kb)

Cane toads

Australia does not have any native toads. Cane toads were brought to Queensland in 1935 and are a threat to native wildlife.

Read more about cane toads. (322.8 kb)

Find out more about amphibians and reptiles. (134.7 kb)

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Last updated: 20 June 2018