Kids have been warned not to hold frogs because they will get warts if the frog pees on them. This is not true.
Warts are caused by a virus that is not found in frog pee.
Do Frogs Have Teeth?
Yes, frogs have teeth, but they don’t use them to chew food. Instead, their small, cone shaped teeth are in the roof of their mouth and are used to hold live food that they pull into their mouths. The diet of frogs is mainly insects, but they will eat most anything that moves and is small enough to swallow whole.
How Do Frogs Jump?
Kicking off with their long hind legs, many frogs can leap more than 20 times their body length.
With webbing between its toes, the Costa Rican tree frog leaps from a tree branch and glides to another branch.
What is the Biggest and Smallest Frog?
The largest frog is the goliath frog of West Africa, which can grow to 15 inches and weigh up to 7 pounds.
The smallest frog is Cuban tree toad, which grows to about a half an inch long.
How long do frogs live?
In captivity frogs have been known to live more than 20 years. In the wild?? Maybe you will be the one to discover this answer.
How many kinds of frogs are there?
More than 4,900 species of frogs worldwide.
What is the difference between a frog and a toad?
Toads vs. Frogs are frogs—the word “toad” is usually used for frogs that have warty and dry skin, and shorter hind legs.
Does having big eyes help frogs to see better?
Excellent night vision. Very sensitive to movement. Great range of vision. due to their bulging eyes, which allows them to see in front, to the sides, and partially behind them.
A frog’s big bulging eyes helps the frog swallow food. Its eyes are pulled down into the roof of its mouth to help push food down its throat.
Sometimes a frog has a big balloon under its face, what is this?
Male frogs have pouches of skin called vocal sacs which fill with air much like inflating a balloon. These balloon-like sacs broadcast sounds like a megaphone. Some frog sounds can be heard from a mile away.
Adaptive Survival Characteristics
Frogs are amphibians, which are cold-blooded. In other words, the body temperature of amphibians change with the temperature of their surroundings.
When temperatures start to drop, some frogs burrow down in the mud at the bottom of ponds. Here the frogs hibernate–remain completely still and barely breathing. While hibernating, frogs have a very slow respiration rate, but they continue to absorb oxygen and water through their skin.
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