Sonoran Desert Toad
Native to the Sonoran desert, the Sonoran desert toad is known for its distinctive features; most interesting among which, is probably the fact that it is a psychoactive species from which certain bufotoxins can be derived.
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Facts about Early Amphibians
Amphibians are cold-blooded vertebrates, which are adapted to live both on the land and in water. The ancestors of these animals were believed to appear on the Earth during the Devonian period.
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Endangered Amphibians
The amphibian population is declining at a fearfully fast rate, indicating that the pollution levels in our ecosystem are very high. Almost one third of the amphibian species have become extinct, while several species such as the...
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Amphibian Facts
Fact about amphibians
Class Amphibia includes toads, frogs, newts, salamanders, and gymnophiona. These are cold-blooded, vertebrate animals that have developed various methods to adapt and survive.
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Characteristics of Amphibians
There are certain features of amphibian species that help them to adapt in varied environmental conditions. Let's take a look at the noticeable features of amphibians.
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Three Types of Amphibians
Class Amphibia is classified into three orders: Anura, Caudata, and Gymnophiona. Aunra comprises frogs and toads; Caudata comprises salamanders, newts, mudpuppies, waterdogs, sirens, and amphiuma; and Gymnophiona is made up of...
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Amphibian Adaptations
A concise write-up on the behavioral and physical adaptations of amphibians which have played a crucial role in ensuring their survival on the planet for several million years. Read on...
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Amphibians vs Reptiles
Cold-blooded amphibians and reptiles are commonly found in almost every city, living in a multitude of habitats. Though their ancestry stems from a common point, there are many differences that can be easily spotted.
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