Biology paper Frogs and Toads

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Krista Ammons I Saved Kermit Amphibians are what some people call “living a double life.” They are the only vertebrates that go through metamorphosis. Some people ask why the slimy or bumpy creators are important. Why does it matter if they die out? Frogs and toads are important because they are what scholars refer to as indicator species. Indicator species are species that tell us what’s going on in our environment. Telling us who’s next to go. Although frogs and toads live in the same habitat i.e.—the wetlands they are very different. Frogs have smoother skin, longer back legs, live close to water, and have their eggs in masses. Toads on the other hand have lumpy-bumpy skin, short-back legs, live in drier places, and have their eggs in long strings. Both frogs and toads must go to the nearest water to lay their eggs. Frogs and Toads have many diverse species each with their own mating song. It is during the mating season that they are most vocal and easiest to find. The initial goal for the
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 110 at University of Tennessee.

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