Frogs are a diverse and largely carnivorous group of short-bodied, tailless amphibians composing the order Anura (Ancient Greek an-, without + oura, tail). The oldest fossil "proto-frog" appeared in the early Triassic of Madagascar, but molecular clock dating suggests their origins may extend further...
Tracking the Evolution of the Respiratory System
from the Perch to the Northern Leopard Frog
The respiratory system is a complex organ structure that is vital to any form of life. The main purpose of this system in any organism is to supply the blood with enough oxygen for the entire body in order...
Frogs and other amphibians have managed to navigate life on Earth for more than 250 million years. They are the first of our ancestors to venture from water to the world beyond. The frogs have evolved into an explosion of species. These amphibians have survived dinosaurs, asteroids, and ice ages. These...
Frogs are usually small animals that have smooth, moist skin, bulging eyes, and external eardrums behind the eyes; the adults lack a tail. Frogs have long hind legs, and most species can take long leaps. Many species also have webbed feet, making them excellent swimmers. Most frogs, especially males...
Cycle of a Frog
Diagram of the Frog Life Cycle | Mom and Dad Frog Decide to Have Baby FrogsThe life cycle of a frog starts when mom and dad frog fall in love and decide to have baby frogs. Okay, nobody really knows if frogs fall in love, but it’s okay to think that they do. Mom and dad frog will mate...
there was a frog who croaked away in Bingle Bog. Every night from dusk to dawn, he croaked on and on. Other little animals around loathed his voice but they were left with no choice. The crass cacophony; a very loud and unpleasant noise blared out from the sumac tree. At whose foot the frog sang till the...
The Silence of the Frogs
1. Why are scientists concerned about the health of frog populations?
Scientists are concerned about the health of frog populations because, many scientists believe that the health of amphibians indicates the health of ecosystems they live in.
2. What does the word amphibian...
Brandon Lam Period 4
The Frog And The Princess
The Frog and The Princess takes place in a far away kingdom. The princess lost her favorite toy in a pong and wants the frog to retrieve as long as The Princess promises to love the frog. After the frog retrieves it The Princess is grateful...
Edgar Allen Poe's "Hop Frog": The Transcendence Of Frogs and Ourang-Outangs
"Hop-Frog!, I will make a man of you."
In Edgar Allen Poe's short story "Hop Frog," the title character Hop-
Frog is able to transcend the limitations of his physical body, in ways the King
and his seven ministers are unable...
California Red Legged Frog
The California red-legged frog is the largest native frog in the western United States. The Records of the California red-legged frog are known from Riverside County to Mendocino County along the Coast Range of California. It has been on the endangered species list with...
Life Cycle of a Frog
Despite the fact that the frog is a small animal, in terms of symbolism, it is of some interest. In ancient Egypt, because of its fertility, as well as a striking transformation from egg to a tadpole, and then in the quadruped animal, the frog was considered strange creature...
The Lost World (The Ghost Frog)
Brandon L Smith
Southern New Hampshire University
The Heleophryne amphibian, is also known as the “Hewitt ghost frogs” in the family of Heleophrynidae. It’s composed of only 6 species, they are describe as the most basic and...
other animals wake up periodically, eat, and excrete bodily fluids, bears do not.
Frog [pic] Many frogs are dormant during freezing weather.
Reptiles like the turtle and frog are quite amazing. Some frogs spend their winters at the bottom of lakes or ponds where the temperature remains a...
novel Raw the main characters Brett forms relationships with Frog, Caitlyn and Josh. These relationships are formed and the characters bond in different ways. Brett forms a relationship with Frog when he becomes the young juvies room mate. Frog is young and small and gets picked on all the time, they bond...
Frogs of all kinds (including toads) make up the biggest order of amphibians, with about 4,000 species around the globe. North America north of Mexico has 100 frog species. There are many kinds of frogs, including treefrogs, true toads, spadefoot toads, and many others.
All About Frogs
essay on frogs, all around -
Frog is the common name for a species of
amphibian that also includes toads. A very common
question is "whats the difference between frogs and
toads?", the answer: none, except for the fact that toads
lack the powerful legs that frogs have. "Where can frogs
Squirrel tree frog is an amphibian whose scientific name is Hyla squirella. Its common name is tree frog. The name ‘squirrel’ is because of it makes the squirrel-like call. The family of tree frogs is diverse which includes about 800 species. They spend most of their lifespan on trees, known as the arboreal...
1. Where is the frog’s heart compared to its lungs? How do the locations of these two organs affect interactions between the frog’s respiratory and circulatory systems?
The frog’s heart is in front and above the liver while the lungs are under the liver and off to the sides. ...
ALL Parts of the Frog
External Anatomy of the Frog – External Anatomy #7
Mouthparts of the Frog – External Anatomy #12
Digestive system and other Parts of the Frog – Digestive System #3
Urogenital System of the Frog – Urogenital System #4
The Frog Heart – Circulatory...
In the past few years, citizens of Minnesota have discovered deformed frogs scattered throughout the state. There are many speculations as to how the frogs got such deformities. Some scientists believe that its something in the waters of the Minnesota wetlands, other factors could be parasites or ultraviolet...
Influence of environmental stressors on prevalence of Ranavirus and precautionary steps needed to reduce virulence on Northern Leopard frogs in aquatic ecosystems
The recent emergence of infectious diseases across the globe has sparked interest in understanding the spatial and temporal dynamics...
OF THE FROG
The vertebrates are part of a phylogenetic branch of the animal kingdom. Mammals, birds, snakes, turtles, amphibians and various classes of fishes are all examples of vertebrates. In this experiment, the representative vertebrate used for dissection is the frog. Frogs belong...
Paper specific questions
1. Where does this species of frog live?
The frog Oophaga pumilio lives in La Selva, Costa Rica.
2. What is one possible reason that members of this species of frog are brightly colored?
The main reason for these frogs being brightly colored is a warning, or aposematic, sign...
journalist under the pseudonym of Mark Twain.
He was a reporter in Virginia City and then in California, where in 1865 wrote The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.
At 35 Twain married Olivia Langdon, with he settled in Hartford.
His life was hard in the final years, his wife and 2 of his...
Frogs are needed for everyday life. They are part of pond life. Each animal is important because even in the pond, there is a food chain. Frogs are amphibians, animals that spend half of their lives under water, and remainder on land. The first frog appeared in the early Jurassic period about 200 million...
What is the Boiled Frog phenomenon?
First of all this refers to killing a frog, if you throw a frog in a pot of boiling water the poor creature will fight and jump and claw to try and get out of the danger of dying. If with the same situation you ease the frog into warm water and turn the flame up...
The Anatomical and Physical Features of Frogs
Abstract: People have always wondered how frogs have the capability to live in both wet and dry environments. So why not dissect a frog to find out how. Frogs have both physical features like their skin that allows them to breath in water. They also...
A year with frog and toad is a fantastic musical. It’s got something for everyone. I thought Dillion and the others in the show made it the best it can be. Before I saw the show, I didn’t think I was going to like, much less enjoy it fully. It went above and beyond my expectations. I was laughing louder...
Color Patterns and Physical Features
A Frogs color patterns developed to what they are today partly because of its environment having to do with it's surroundings to hide from predators a frog would need to be colored similarly to survive the other part might be the colors and patterns developed as...
The internet loves animals, and loves animals in surprising places even more. So, when a photo emerged showing a frog flying alongside Nasa's Minotaur V rocket as it lifted off from its launchpad in Virginia earlier this month carrying the LADEE spacecraft towards the moon, it was an immediate hit. It...