Frogs vs Salamanders: Similarities & Differences

Amphibians are incredibly diverse, including different types of animals with various physical and behavioural traits. While frogs and salamanders have many similarities, they also have numerous differences that make each animal type unique. Frogs and salamanders have similar skin profiles, diets, thermoregulation, and amphibian lifestyles, but, they differ in body shape, physical features, abilities, and …

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When Do Frogs Come Out Of Hibernation?

Frogs are cold-blooded animals that rely on the heat of the environment to keep themselves warm. This is one reason why frogs are so prevalent in warmer environments. At the same time, this is also the reason why frogs hibernate during the winter when the temperatures become too cold for them to survive. Frogs generally …

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How Fast Are Frogs?

Amphibians are well-known for their ability to traverse land and water in various stages of their lives, but their overall speed is shrouded with questions. Frogs are incredibly diverse, and their physical features and their age, primary habitat, and species generally influences their capacity for movement and speed. Frogs can reach an average top speed …

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How Much Do Frogs Weigh?

One of the most amazing things about frogs is that there are over 7,400 different kinds and more being discovered every month by scientists around the world. Since there are so many frogs species, their size and weight can greatly vary from one frog to another. As a general rule, the average weight of frogs …

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Why Frogs Shed Their Skin

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I was watching my wild toad outside when I was a kid one Summer morning and honestly thought it was choking and dying. It was rubbing its head and opening its mouth in a very strange way I had never seen before. However, after acute observation, I realized the toad was just shedding its dead …

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Where Do Frogs Go In The Winter?

Amphibians have survived through numerous harsh natural events and weather conditions, even though they thrive in warmer seasons. Frogs are often abundant in various locations throughout the year but seem to go missing during cold seasons, leading many animal lovers to wonder where frogs may go during the Winter.  Generally, aquatic frogs go under decaying …

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Why Do Frogs Have Webbed Feet?

Different species of frogs tend to differ in terms of certain aspects depending on their environment and their natural habitat. But one of the physical traits that you may notice that is quite common among different frogs is that they have webbed feet. Aquatic frogs generally have webbed feet for swimming, while some tree frogs …

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Where Do Tree Frogs Go In The Winter?

One of the things that I learned when I was young is that all frogs are cold-blooded animals, meaning that their body temperature fluctuates based on their environment. I live in Canada and temperatures can easily reach -40° during the Winter. Despite the harsh cold, frogs still come out and thrive in the Spring. So …

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Are Frogs And Toads Different?

When I was a kid I loved toads, but I always got frog-related gifts on my birthday. Everybody knows what a frog is, but few people know why toads are any different. Too often, the words frog and toad are used interchangeably, yet they are not the same species. All toads are frogs, yet frogs …

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Do Frogs Have Tails?

With so many fascinating metamorphic changes, amphibians flaunt a wide range of physical features throughout their lives. This has led to plenty of confusion surrounding their development, and many animal lovers wonder if frogs have tails. Frogs have tails as tadpoles, as they are fully aquatic and need tails to swim during this time. However, …

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