Frogs are well famous for their for their sticky tongue, crock and jumping abilities which enable them to protect themselves from predators. Readout the following list of true and interesting frog facts and enjoy this jumping creature.
☀ A frog is an amphibian.
☀ There is also another type of poison dart frog which is called the blue-jeans frog: it has a red body with blue legs.
☀ There is a frog in Indonesia that has no lungs.
☀ There are two frogs in the world that have tails including the coastal tailed frog and the mountain tailed frog.
☀ There are over 5000 frog species found in the world.
☀ The world’s biggest frog is the Goliath frog.
☀ The voice the frog is called a croak.
☀ The tadpoles hatch after 2 weeks and drop into the water.
☀ The study of frogs is called Herpetologists.
☀ The purple frog rediscovered in India, who has no head.
☀ The Ornate Horned is the most aggressive frog.
☀ The longest jump ever recorded by frog was 33.6 inches.
☀ The golden dart frog’s skin could kill up to 1,000 people.
☀ The frog’s colorful skin acts as a caution to predators that these frogs may be poisonous.
☀ The Cuban tree toad is one of the smallest frogs in the world.
☀ The average lifespan of frog is between 10 and 14 years.
☀ Tadpoles have no lungs, they have gills.
☀ Some frogs can jump over 20 times their own body height.
☀ Not all frogs have webbed toes.
☀ Most frogs moult once a week! Once the old skin of frog has been pulled off, the frog can eat it!
☀ In warmer water, the eggs of frogs grow faster.
☀ Frogs who have no tongues use their fingers to catch prey.
☀ Frogs swallow their food using their eyes.
☀ Frogs stop growing once they reach adulthood.
☀ Frogs sleep with their open eyes.
☀ Frogs hibernate in the wintertime.
☀ Frogs have sticky tongue and use it muscular tongue to catch and swallow food.
☀ Frogs have great night vision.
☀ Frogs have far less bones than any other vertebrates.
☀ Frogs have a moist skin layer which is covered with mucous glands.
☀ Frogs do not need to drink water as they absorb it through their skin.
☀ Frogs cannot live in the sea or any salt water.
☀ Frogs can be found everywhere on earth except Antarctica.
☀ Frogs breathe through their nostrils.
☀ Frogs are carnivores, which means they eat meat.
☀ Frogs are a kind of small animal belonging to a group called vertebrates.
☀ Frogs and Toads have flattened skulls.
☀ Frog need to live near water because their skin must continually be moist. If it dries out the frog may die.
☀ Frog legs are eaten by humans in many parts of the world.
☀ Frog ears are called tympanums which look like a flat, disc-shaped and directly adjacent to each eye.
☀ Female frogs are hard to find as they are silent most of the time.
☀ Every different type of frog makes its own special sound.
☀ Each frog species has a distinct croak.
☀ An ear of the frog is called tympanum and it is located just behind the eye.
☀ A group of toads is called a ‘knot’.
☀ A group of frogs is called an ‘army’.
☀ A frogs tongue is not attached to the back of its mouth, like a human tongue.
☀ The word amphibian comes from 2 Greek words, “amphi” which means “both” and “bios” which means “life”.
☀ African frogs are the best jumpers in the frog world.