Kingdom : Animalia
                           Class : Amphibia
                        Family : Ranidae
         Scientific Name : pelophylax

                       Size(L) : 12cm - 17cm 
                                        (4.7in - 7in)
                       Weight : 12g - 15g 
                                        (0.4oz - 0.5oz)
                 Top Speed : 8km/h (5mph)
                  Life Span : 5 - 10 years

                      Colour : Brown, Black, Green, 
                                      Yellow, White
                 Skin Type : Permeable
Distinctive Features : Large head and 
                                     long hind legs
  1. Marsh Frogs are a species of frog found in Europe.
  2. They are very closely related to the edible frog and the pool frog.
  3. They, along with the edible frog and the pool frog make up the group of “green frogs”
  4. They are the largest species of frog native to Europe and grow to an average size of 12cm-17cm.
  5. The female marsh frog is large than her male counterparts.
  6. They inhabit the lakes, rivers, deep ponds and streams of Europe.
  7. Distinctively, they have bright green colored skin and have long hind legs.
  8. They lead a predominantly aquatic life and their body has various adaptations to help them.
  9. They are carnivores, feeding on insects, moths, spiders and various invertebrates.
  10. Their natural predators are large toads, birds, mammals, fish and lizards.
  11. The female marsh frog lays around 1000 eggs, which are sticky and float on water.
  12. The eggs hatch and the tadpoles take to water till they metamorphose into adult marsh frogs.
  13. Rising pollution levels and habitat loss through deforestation are the biggest threats to the marsh frogs, today.

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