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Frogs

Frogs prefer habitat that offer a clean water supply, shelter and food, though specific requirements vary between species. It is often easy to locate frogs by listening for their call.

Reed-fringed ponds and low-lying swampy areas such as Kensington Pond and Ash Paddock, are ideal frog habitats.

The most common of the five frog species recorded in Centennial Parklands is the striped grass frog (Limnodynastes peronii).

Other species recorded in the Parklands are the common eastern froglet (Crinia signifera), dwarf tree frog (Litoria fallax), Peron’s tree frog (Litoria peronii) and the Jervis Bay tree frog (Littoria jervisiensis).

Explore the Parklands' Ponds

Centennial Parklands' ponds are six kilometres upstream from the Botany Wetlands. They are the the most extensive freshwater wetland system in inner-metropolitan Sydney.

Learn more about the Parklands' trees

Did you know that there are more than 16,000 trees in the Parklands? Visit these pages to learn more about the range of trees, shrubs and plants that provide our wildlife with food and shelter.

Introduce the kids to WILD PLAY

Sydney's new nature-play garden is a playground with a difference. Ian Potter Children’s WILD PLAY Garden offers children a place to play, learn and discover the wild side of life!
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