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John Adney
Answered: Apr 05, 2017
The process that amphibians undergo from larva to adult is known as metamorphosis

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Chris Kenway, Content Writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
Most amphibians live on the ground, in wetlands, or forests; however, some live-in trees, and a few species can survive in the deserts and other dry habitats. Most kinds of amphibians live in...Read More

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N. Kingsley, Writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
Reptiles and amphibians play a significant role in the ecosystem. Amphibians are one of the primary connections in many ecosystem food webs. In temperate and tropical regions, amphibians can...Read More

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E. Stanley, Technical writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
One of the main differences between amphibians and reptiles is that juvenile amphibians undergo metamorphosis during which they change from using gills for respiration to using their lungs....Read More

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E. Stanley, Technical writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
The order Caudata, salamanders, and newts; Anura, frogs and toads; and apoda, legless caecillians. Amphibians belong to subphylum vertebrae of the Chordata phylum. They are cold-blooded, which...Read More

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N. Kingsley, Writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
Many amphibians, such as frogs undergo metamorphosis. They begin life in the water and live on land as adults. They have moist, scaleless skin and they are cold blooded. They absorb water and...Read More

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E. Stanley, Technical writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
Reptiles and amphibians are distinctly related, but several primary distinguishing features clearly separate the two. They often inhabit different environments, and they have different life...Read More

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E. Stanley, Technical writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
Amphibians reproduce with either external or internal fertilization. The loud croaking of frogs is their mating call. Amphibians lay their eggs in water so that they won't dry out. Their eggs are...Read More

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E. Stanley, Technical writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
Salamanders can regrow new tissue to replace entire limbs and regenerate parts of their major organs, which is an ability that lies in the immune systems. The salamander reveals immune cells...Read More

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E. Stanley, Technical writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
The Golden Poison Frog or golden dart frog is a dangerous epidemic on the Pacific Coast of Columbia. The adults are brightly colored; however, they lack the dark spots present on most frogs. The...Read More

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N. Kingsley, Writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
There are more than 7,000 species of amphibians currently known. The vast majority of amphibians are frogs, toads, and caecilians. However, amphibians face the threat of habitat loss, climate...Read More

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L. Liliass
Answered: Sep 19, 2017
Frog, Guppy, Toad, and Tadpole are amphibians. Amphibians use their skin as a secondary respiratory surface and some small terrestrial salamanders and frogs lack lungs and rely entirely on their...Read More

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D.Jessica
Answered: Oct 06, 2017
Frogs get most of their water by absorbing it through their skin. They also rely on getting oxygen (in addition to what they breathe in the air) from the water, through their skin. A frog&r...Read More

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D.Jessica
Answered: Oct 06, 2017
Frogs go through a complete metamorphosis, which has four stages: egg, tadpole, froglet, and frog. During these stages, the frog goes from living in the water to living on the land.
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D.Jessica
Answered: Oct 06, 2017
Frogs are amphibians that are known for their great jumping abilities. They are one of the very few amphibians that can jump. Frogs have large, muscular back legs that allow them to jump great...Read More

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