Frogs Fun Facts:
- Frogs are amphibians. There are over 4,700 species of frogs!
- Many frogs can jump 20 times their own height.
- Their call is called a croak. Croaking is used by male frogs as a way to attract females.
- Frogs don’t drink water with their mouths; they “drink” by absorbing water through their skin.
- They need to live near water as their skin must constantly be moist. If it dries out the frog dies.
- They catch their pray with their tongue.
- Their eyeballs assist them in swallowing food – they push the food down their throat by pushing down the eyeballs.
- Their vision field is almost 360° so they can see all that is around them all the time!
- They breathe through the nose and their skin.
- They typically lay their eggs in the water. The eggs hatch into tadpoles.