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S: FROGS Samantha Brantley

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FC: FROGS | Written and Illustrated By: Samantha Brantley

1: Samantha Brantley English 6-5 Talley FROGS |

2: Frogs live on land most of the time, but they are amphibians because they are born underwater, Because the female frogs lay their eggs underwater, | they their life as tadpoles, which have gills and can only live underwater. The anatomy of a tadpole is a tail, a mouth, and some gills until it begins to turn into a frog | |

3: FROG OR TOAD? | "True Frogs" *100% safe* *Two bulging eyes *Strong,long webbed hind feet that are adapted for leaping and swiming *smooth or slimy skin (frogs prefer Moist enviroments) *Frogs tend to lay eggs in clusters *Members of the family Rinidae, Containing more than 400 species | "True Toads" *100% safe* *Stubby bodies with short hind legs (for walking instead of hopping) *warty and dry skin (toads prefer dyer climates) *Paratoid (or poison) glands behind the eyes *The chest cartilage of toads is diffrent from frogs *Toads tend to lay eggs in long chains (some toads (Genera Nectorphrynoides), however,they are types of anurans to bear live young! Members of the Bufonidae. containing more than 300 species |

4: Did You Know... | *A hibernating frog needs so little oxygen that it breathes through its skin. | *Frogs cannot live in the sea or any salt water. | *The eyes and nose of a frog are on top of its head so it can breathe and see when most of its body is under the water. | *There are more than 4,000 types of amphibians in the world, But Europe only has 454 species. | Http://

5: *Frogs can absorb water through their skin so they don't need to drink. | *Frogs can lay as many as 4,000 eggs in the frog spawn. | *Common frogs vary in size depending on were they live. The biggest frog is in the Scottish Highlands. | *Certain frogs can jump up to 20 times their own body length in a single leap. | *People who study frogs and toads are Herpetologist. Herpetologist is the study of amphibians and reptiles | Http://

6: Frogs come in many different shapes, and sizes. | Some frogs can be smaller than a penny | This dude here probably weight one ounce! |

7: Others can be as big as your head, possibly bigger... | This big fella weight 6.36 pounds! He is one of the heaviest frogs in the world. |

8: Did you know that if you ever get a wart that is is now caused by frogs, nor toads? | Well, that's not true. Its a well known myth.You actually get warts from a human virus called "Papilloma" | Http:// | Frog Fibs

9: Even though frogs carry many different diseases, They don't carry Papilloma. Instead of diseases they carry Parasites. Parasites is a kind of worm that grows on animals and spreads onto other animals. There are very many parasites for frogs to carry, if you are ever interested in what they carry Google the question and you can get all the facts you want! | Facts from: My brain

10: Poison dart frogs, members or the Dendorabatidae Family, wear some of the most brilliant and beautiful colors on earth. Depending on individual habitats. whitch extend from the tropical forest of Costa Rica and Brazil, their coloring can be yellow, gold, copper, red, green, blue, or even black. Their elaborate designs and hues are deliberately ostentatious to ward of potential predators, a tactic called aposematic coloration. The two-inch-long golden poison dart frog (Upper right hand corner) Has enough venom to kill 10 grown men. The poison dart frog carries both eggs and tadpoles on their backs in unusual Parenting habitats, This is called "backpacking" it is not unique among Amphibians. | Pictures from: Infromation from: | A frog you should NOT play with

11: Orinate horned frog | Atelopus frog | Cruziohula Calcarifer | Scientist have not named this frog yet... | Curcifix toad | Transparent frog | Purple toad | Turtle frog |

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