Kingdom : Animalia
                         Class : Amphibia
                      Family : Hylidae
       Scientific Name : Litoria Nasuta

                      Size(L) : 5cm - 5.5cm
                                      (1.9in - 2.1in)
                      Weight : 5g - 8g 
                                      (0.17oz - 0.28oz)
                Top Speed : 8km/h (5mph)
                 Life Span : 10 - 15 years

                      Colour : Brown, Green, 
                                      Black, Tan            
                 Skin Type : Permeable
Distinctive Features : Long legs and stream 
                                     lined body
  1. Striped Rocket frogs are small frogs found in the Australian mainland and islands surrounding it.
  2. They are very closely related to other species of rocket frogs.
  3. Rocket frogs get their name from their streamlined shaped bodies and their extremely agile ability to jump.
  4. They are found in the coastal areas inhabiting the swamps, flooded grasslands, ponds, open woodlands and lowland areas.
  5. Distinctively, there are two stripe like folds along their back on their dark brown bodies with dark spots on their back and legs.
  6. They are small in size growing to be around 5cm.
  7. They have exceptionally powerful, long legs that help them jump over huge distances.
  8. Despite being tree frogs, they spend majority of their time on ground as the disks on their toes are too small for them to easily climb trees.
  9. They are carnivores, feeding on insects, spiders, moths, insect larvae and worms.
  10. They catch their prey by sticking out their long, sticky tongue in air.
  11. They hunt their prey both, on land and in water.
  12. Their natural predators are cats, foxes, bats and large birds.
  13. The eggs and tadpoles of striped rocket frogs are preyed upon by other frogs, fish and aquatic animals.
  14. The female striped rocket frog lays around 60 eggs as a sticky mass on the water surface.
  15. The eggs hatch and the tadpoles jump in the water where they stay till the metamorphose themselves into adults.
  16. Introduction of mammalian predators and deforestation are the biggest threats to the striped rocket frogs.

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