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Water-holding frog

Cyclorana platycephala

Family: Hylidae
Lives: Australia
Size: 40-70mm


- seals itself in a water-proof cocoon made up of layers of shed skin
- Water is stored in the bladder or in pockets under the skin, with slight pressure the frog releases this water.
- The water is very fresh and Aboriginals have traditionly drunk this to get water in the desert

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