Do Frogs Have Bones?

Frogs are amphibians and it may be confusing to know if frogs have bones since they are cute squishy-looking creatures. Well, I hated our high-school frog anatomy class because I love frogs and do not want to dissect them, but I did learn a few things. Frogs are amphibians that have a skeleton and a …

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History of Amphibians: Everything to Know

Amphibians are ancient. Most people don’t realize that not only have amphibians existed since before the dinosaurs, they’re actually the ancestors of all reptiles, including many dinosaurs. There are also many more incredible amphibians alive today than most people have ever heard of! The first ancient amphibians evolved from lobe-finned fish around 370 million years …

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101 Amazing Frog Statistics

After writing over 300 frog-related articles on this blog, I can tell you that I have come across some very cool frog statistics from a wide variety of scientific studies. In this post, I have compiled some of the top frog statistics from peer-reviewed frog research, as well as frog leg trade data, frog species-specific …

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Is a Toad a Frog?

I love discussing different types of frogs and how they have very different characteristics, traits, and habits. Although aquatic frogs, toads, and arboreal frogs are different in many ways, they are all frogs.  But there seems to be this big debate online as to finally deciding, once and for all, if toads are frogs and …

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How do Frogs Digest Food?

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Amphibians typically feast on live prey in the wild and have unique methods concerning their consumption methods. These special feeding habits and behaviors have left plenty of animal lovers wondering how frogs digest their food.  Frogs eat live prey, which travels to the stomach via the esophagus and dies by drowning in stomach acid or …

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Do Frogs Have Gills?

Amphibians undergo numerous metamorphic changes, many of which concern their respiratory systems. Since frogs spend part of their lives on land and in water, many amphibian enthusiasts wonder if frogs have gills for breathing underwater. Frogs have gills as tadpoles during the first 20 weeks of their lives when they primarily live in water. However, …

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Are Frogs Reptiles?

Frogs flaunt a range of traits and behaviors, many of which are similar to reptiles. These similarities have led many animal lovers to wonder if frogs are classified as reptiles or if they belong to another animal group.  Frogs are not reptiles but are amphibians that have a gill-breathing larval stage (water) and lung-breathing adult …

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Can Toads Climb?

Amphibians are extremely diverse, flaunting various physical and behavioral traits. However, not all amphibians are capable of the same mobility methods, particularly concerning the capacity for climbing. This variation has led many animal lovers to wonder if toads can climb vertical surfaces. Toads are not very good at climbing, unlike tree frogs which are generally …

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What Happens To Frogs In The Winter?

Frogs are generally abundant during the warmest seasons worldwide, but they seem to go missing once the temperatures start to drop. Amphibians are incredibly skilled at surviving in various climate conditions, and disappearing during winter is one of their essential survival tactics since they cannot withstand harsh colds.  Generally, frogs hibernate during Winter and survive …

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Where Do Toads Hibernate Winter?

Amphibians can survive in various climates and conditions, but they are universally vulnerable to extreme colds. Toads are easy to find during the Spring and Summer, but they seem to go missing during Winters. Their sudden disappearance leaves animal lovers and enthusiasts to wonder where they go during the coldest season of the year.  Toads …

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