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Whites Tree Frog

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  • Fact 1 - Definition: Frogs are tail-less stout-bodied amphibians with moist skin and long hind limbs for leaping. There are both semi-aquatic and terrestrial species which live in wet habitats
  • Fact 2 - There are more than 4,000 types of frogs in the world, out of which only 45 species are found in Europe
  • Fact 3 - Frogs measure between 1cm - 30cm
  • Fact 4 - The Frog is unable to live in the sea or any salt water
  • Fact 5 - They use their long sticky tongue to capture their food

Poison Arrow Frog

  • Fact 6 - The diet of a frog varies according to the type and the size. They eat small insects such as flies, spiders and cockroaches but larger frogs eat snakes, birds and small mammals
  • Fact 7 - The biggest frog is the Goliath frog which come from Cameroon in West Africa - they can grow to the size of a cat
  • Fact 8 - smallest frog in the world is from Cuba, and is only 1/2" long
  • Fact 10 - Some frogs can jump as much as 20 times their own length

  • Fact 11 - What is the difference between a Frog and a Toad?
    • Though frogs and toads are different species, they both belong to the same family. The frog and toad are amphibians which means that they live part of their life in water and the other part of it on land
    • The toad tends to have dry, bumpy skin whereas the frog has smooth skin
    • The frog’s eyes tend to be protuberant whereas the toad has more recessed eyes
    • Frogs have small teeth like fish teeth whereas toads do not have any teeth
    • Frog eggs are laid in tight circular batches whereas Toad eggs are usually laid in long strings

African Clawed Frog

  • Fact 12 - Tadpoles breathe through gills while adult frogs breath through crude lungs and also absorb oxygen through their skin
  • Fact 13 - People who study frogs and toads are called herpetologists
  • Fact 14 - Fear of frogs is called Ranidaphobia
  • Fact 15 - Frogs shed their skin when they get too big for it - then they eat it
  • Fact 16 - Frogs can be found almost anywhere in the world except Antarctica
  • Fact 17 - The most common types of frog and toad are in the following list:
    • Tree Frog
    • Bullfrogs
    • Fire-bellied Toads
    • Northern Leopard Frog
    • Northern Cricket Frog
    • Poison Dart Frog

South American ornate horned frog

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Marsh Frog


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