Kroombit Tinker Frog

Kroombit Tinker Frog

Endangered under Queensland’s Nature Conservation Act 1992 and Critically Endangered under Australia’s Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

This elusive amphibian is known to exist only in Kroombit Tops National Park south-west of Gladstone and is believed to be a relic species from post-Gondwanan habitat.

Notoriously difficult to locate, surveys for the Kroombit Tinker Frog are mostly conducted by listening for its distinctive call – a metallic ‘tink’. Find out more about what they eat, where they live and why they’re special here.

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