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Some fun Facts about Frogs You Need to Know

Kamis, 09-December-2021 18:00

illustration: a frog
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illustration: a frog

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Frogs are insectivorous animals. Frogs also have thin and slimy skin which makes them unable to live in hot and dry places, as hot and dry temperatures will cause dehydration that can lead to death.

Meanwhile, frogs are also a type of amphibian animal that can live in two places, namely land and water. Here are interesting facts about frogs that we have compiled from various sources.

Frogs have four toes on their forelegs and five toes on their hind feet.

The shape of the frogs' legs vary depending on the habitat.

Frogs that inhabit wet environments have webbed feet, while tree frogs have discs on their feet to help them climb vertical surfaces.

Some other frog species have claw-like structures on the hind legs that are used for digging.

The jumping motion of frogs is used to avoid predators. Many frog species have large, muscular hind limbs that allow them to launch themselves into the air.

Some species do not have long and muscular hind limbs, but they have other skills such as climbing, swimming, or even gliding.

The largest frog species in the world is the Goliath frog. The largest frog in the world is the goliath frog from Cameroon in West Africa. The body length of goliath frogs can reach 30 centimeters, and can weigh more than three kilograms.

On the other hand, the smallest frog is the African bee frog which is no bigger than a bee.

There are species of frogs that have transparent skin. Glass frogs have translucent skin, so you can see their internal organs, bones, and muscles.

We can even see their heart when it beats and their stomach when digesting food.

Frogs can jump up to 20 times their body height. Frogs can jump up to 20 times their body length. They have long and strong hind legs to help them jump.

The record for the furthest jump is held by Litoria Nasuta which lives in Australia, and can jump as far as 55 times their body length!

Reporter : turkhan
Editor : turkhan

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