Facts About Frogs

facts about frogs
facts about frogs
April is Frog Month – hooray! Below are a few Facts about Frogs, together with clips and videos of Frogs.
Facts about Frogs:
  1. There are over 5000 species of Frog
  2. A Frog’s call is unique to it’s species
  3. Every year that a Frog goes in to hibernation, a new layer of bone forms
  4. Frog genders can be identified from their ears – Larger than the eye = Male, Smaller than the eye = Female
  5. Frogs swallow with the help of their eyes – Eyes retract into the head, helping to push the food down the throat
  6. Frogs do not ‘drink’ water, they absorb it through their skin
  7. Frogs croak to attract a mate from up to a mile away
  8. Herpetology is the study of Amphibians and Reptiles
  9. Asian Tree Frogs build nests in trees directly above water so that when the tadpoles hatch they fall directly in to the water for safety
  10. If food becomes scarce, the Mother will deposit unfertilized eggs with her offspring to ensure they have something to eat
BBC Natural World: Fabulous Frogs
BBC Life In Cold Blood: Amazing Rain Frogs
 BBC Natural World: Nature’s Miniature Miracles
For more animal facts, take a look here

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