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Frog - Wikipedia
30 Nov 2023 at 12:56am
Frogs are widely distributed, ranging from the tropics to subarctic regions, but the greatest concentration of species diversity is in tropical rainforest. Frogs account for around 88% of extant amphibian species. They are also one of the five most diverse vertebrate orders.

Frog | Definition, Species, Habitat, Classification, & Facts
30 Nov 2023 at 12:27am
Frog, any of various tailless amphibians belonging to the order Anura. The name ?frog? is often used to distinguish the smooth-skinned, leaping anurans from the squat, warty, hopping ones, which are called toads. In general, frogs have protruding eyes, no tail, and strong, webbed hind feet.

10 Facts About Frogs - ThoughtCo
27 Nov 2023 at 12:26pm
The term frog is used to refer to anuran species that have smooth, moist skin. Frogs have four digits on their front feet and five on their rear feet. The feet of frogs varies depending on their habitat. Frogs that inhabit wetter environments have webbed feet while tree frogs have discs on their toes that help them grasp to vertical surfaces.

Frog Fact Sheet | Blog | Nature | PBS
30 Nov 2023 at 12:27am
Frog: any member of a diverse group of short-bodied, tailless amphibians. Kingdom: | Animalia Phylum: | Chordata Class: | Amphibia Order: | Anura There are over 5,000 species of known frogs, and...

Frogs: The largest group of amphibians | Live Science
30 Nov 2023 at 9:10am
Frogs and toads are among the most diverse animal groups. Though they might be most famous for their croaking and jumping, these animals have a wide variety of unique traits and behaviors.

Frog and toad | Types, Habitat, Diet, & Characteristics
28 Nov 2023 at 1:12am
There are roughly 7,300 species of living frogs and toads. Frogs are used as teaching tools from grade school through college. One of the first biology lessons many children receive is through the rearing of the larvae, known as tadpoles or pollywogs, in science classes.

All About Frogs | Burke Museum
29 Nov 2023 at 9:28pm
The throats of many male frogs are darker than the females. In certain species, it can be easy to tell the difference. In Bullfrogs, the males are larger and have a larger tympanum (these are ears-the circles located directly behind the eyes). In many tropical frogs, the males have brighter more vibrant colors.

Frog - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
30 Nov 2023 at 1:31am
Frogs are amphibians and vertebrates of the order Anura. There is not much difference between frogs and toads, and they are not classified separately. This is because the toad lifestyle, with its dry, rough, skin, is an adaptation to living in drier habitats.

Amazing Facts about Frogs | OneKind Planet Animal A-Z
29 Nov 2023 at 9:28pm
What do Frogs look like? Unlike other amphibians, adult frogs have no tails. Instead, they have large hind legs, wide mouths, protruding eyes and damp skin through which they can absorb oxygen. Frogs range in colour from the dull brown European common frog to the bright red strawberry poison frog.

frog - Students | Britannica Kids | Homework Help
30 Nov 2023 at 1:27pm
That?s typical of amphibians, the class of animals that includes frogs, toads, and salamanders. Frogs can be found throughout the world except in the coldest areas and on some islands. They are most abundant in the tropics. Scientists classify frogs in the order Anura. Want to know more about frogs? Are all frogs green?

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