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Horned Frog

ANURA \ uh-noor-uh

  1. “A major extant order of the class Amphibia. It includes frogs and toads, which are known by people around the world.”
  2. Literally means “without tail”

Usage: “Frogs and toads are both Anuran because they’re within the same order!”

Animalia → Chordata → Amphibia → Anura

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Poison Dart Frog

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Whether you know much about frogs or not, you probably have a decent understanding of the life cycle of an average frog. The fertilized eggs are left in the water. Eventually, the eggs hatch and…

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Do Frogs Make Good Pets?

On this page, I’ll do my best to answer the question “Do frogs make good pets”. The short answer is “yes” but frogs aren’t for everyone. There are some important details you should consider before…

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Do Frogs Have Backbones?

Do amphibians have backbones? The last time you needed to know this was most likely for your high school Biology class. And did you really care back then? Probably not. You just needed to pass…

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Why Do Frogs Burrow?

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UVB Light and Tree Frog

UVB Lighting For Frogs: Do They Need It?

Lighting for amphibians is a subject I’ve been meaning to cover for a while. It’s one of those topics that many people disagree about. Most of the disagreement is about nocturnal species and whether or…