Unformatted text preview: 12 weeks Eyes becoming prominent. Mouth widens. Both front legs have emerged through operculum 13 weeks Tail reabsorbed. Ready to go on land. After a heavy shower of rain, hundreds of tiny frogs will scramble out of the pond and into the damp vegetation at the margin *The change in form and function from tadpole to frog is called metamorphosis Metamorphosis* © D.G. Mackean...
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- Fall '11
- Operculum, Tadpole, dorsal view