You can examine the internal organs of a little green Madagascar frog without dissection. Its abdominal skin is translucent.
The word “amphibian” means “double life.”
A group of frogs is called a knot.
The hair frog of Cameroon in West Africa has no hair.
Bullfrogs close their eyes when they jump.
It is said that the only predator that will eat a lightning bug is a frog.
Frogs have teeth, but toads don’t.
Frogs get athlete’s foot.
A lot of tadpoles actually grow larger than the frogs they turn into. For example, the Paradox Frog of the Amazon starts out as a 9-inch tadpole and ends up as a 3-inch frog.
The bullfrog’s skin turns dark 12 hours before it rains.
Northern frogs hibernate. Southern frogs don’t. That’s why southern frogs grow bigger. They get more growth time.
Researchers note that a croaking bullfrog holds its note a little longer than usual whenever a jet plane flies overhead.
History records that 100,000 small toads once fell out of the sky upon a group of villagers in France.
Blue And Yellow Poison Dart Frog
Finger Coral Tree Frog
Red-eyed Tree Frog
Did you know...
Why are really hot summer days called “dog days”?
Because the ancient Romans believed that the six or eight hottest days of the summer were the result of the heat that the rising of Sirius [the Dog Star] added to the already blistering summer sun. They called these days cuniculares dies — “dog days.”