Kingdom : Animalia
                         Class : Amphibia
                      Family : Neobatrachian
       Scientific Name : Rana Temporaria

                      Size(L) : 0.1cm - 30cm
                                        (0.39in - 12in)
                      Weight : 2g - 3,000g 
                                        (0.07oz - 128oz)
                Top Speed : 12km/h (10mph)
                 Life Span : 1 - 8 years
                      Colour : Multi-coloured
                 Skin Type : Permeable scales
Distinctive Features : Brightly coloured 
                                      skin and long 
                                       sticky tongue
  1. Frogs are amphibians found across the world except polar regions.
  2. They are more commonly found in the tropical rain forests of South America and Indonesia.
  3. Being amphibians they are able to inhabit both land and water comfortably.
  4. There are around 5000 species of frogs.
  5. Distinctively, they are able to breathe through their lungs and skin.
  6. Interestingly, they are known to leap over 50 times the length of their body.
  7. The frogs on cooler climate hibernate in compost or mud heaps though the winter.
  8. Their webbed hands and feet help them swim, jump and climb.
  9. They lay their eggs in water, the eggs after hatching release tadpoles into the water.
  10. The tadpoles leave the water only after their limbs are developed.
  11. They are very sensitive to atmospheric changes and can’t live outside their native region.
  12. Some species of frogs carry poisonous chemicals which can be inedible and fatal for the frog’s predators.
  13. Deforestation and climate change have been responsible for the dwindling numbers of some species of frogs.

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