Reptiles and Frogs

Meet our lizards and snakes and learn about their remarkable adaptations to the cool climate of Tasmania. Meet also the eleven species of frogs that live in Tasmania, and learn how to identify them by their call.

In this Topic

  • About Frogs
    With a little practice all eleven species of frogs in Tasmania can be identified by the distinctive calls of the males.
  • About Tasmanian Reptiles
    There are three species of snakes and eighteen species of lizard found in Tasmania. Of these, seven lizards have distributions restricted to Tasmania.
  • Frogs of Tasmania
    Learn about Tasmania's eleven species of frog and how to identify them by their call.
  • Lizards of Tasmania
    Lizards occupy a broad range of habitats but do not occur in extremely cold environments. There are five families of lizards in Australia.
  • Snakes of Tasmania
    There are three species of snakes found in Tasmania: Tiger, Lowland Copperhead and White-lipped.