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    • Leiopelma hochstetteri
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    • Hochstetter's Frog

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Recent observations

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Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

judehooson

Date

October 23, 2016 02:07 PM NZDT

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Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

judehooson

Date

October 23, 2016 02:09 PM NZDT

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Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

judehooson

Date

October 23, 2016 02:04 PM NZDT

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Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

tsteer

Date

December 30, 2016 05:28 PM +14

Description

Lovely image of a large and pretty cool frog!

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Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

tsteer

Date

January 10, 2017 06:02 PM +14

Description

Pair of large adult frogs found under large rock on edge of small stream

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Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

tsteer

Date

January 10, 2017 05:02 PM +14

Description

Very small juvenile frog found under small rock next to forest stream.

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Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

tsteer

Date

January 9, 2017 06:29 PM +14

Description

Small and beautiful frog found under rock a few metres above stream.

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Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

tsteer

Date

January 4, 2017 05:08 PM +14

Description

One of two frogs secreted under large stones next to small stream in forest.

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Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

tsteer

Date

January 4, 2017 05:08 PM +14

Description

One of two frogs secreted under large stones next to small stream in forest.

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Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

tsteer

Date

December 23, 2016 11:18 AM +14

Description

A pair of frogs hiding under a large rock in forest stream. Unfortunately poorly focused.

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Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

tsteer

Date

December 1, 2016 10:04 AM +14

Description

Single frog found under rock in slow flowing forest stream

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Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

tsteer

Date

October 14, 2016 04:36 PM +13

Description

Only one found during 10 minute search.

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Description from Wikipedia

Hochstetter's frog (Leiopelma hochstetteri) is a primitive frog native to New Zealand, one of only four extant species belonging to the taxonomic family Leiopelmatidae. It is named after the German geologist Ferdinand von Hochstetter.

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.
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