HABITAT: The Argentine Horned Frog is found in South America, specifically Argentina, Southern Brazil, and Uruguay. It inhabits the very warm, moist floors of the rainforest.
ADAPTATIONS: A full grown male frog will generally grow to reach 10cm, length & width. However, a full grown female can grow to be a whopping 12cm, slightly bigger than a male. Essentially, these frogs are half mouth and half stomach, with four tiny legs. They also have strong, sharp jaws and a wide tongue, which is essential for catching and eating prey. The coloring of horned frog varies, but they are generally green with dark markings, sometimes even containing red or yellow markings. This coloration provides excellent camouflage in the leaf litter of the forest floor which they live in. Males will usually develop black markings under their mouth (sort of a beard).
DIET: Juvenile frogs usually eat only small insects (such as crickets), and worms. However, the adult frogs usually eat small insects, worms, fish, and even mice.
Description of Tiger Sharks
Information about Tiger sharks is rare in books so most of this paper will be about sharks in general. The Tiger Shark's Latin name is Galeocerdo cuvier. Sharks are a member of the fish family. There are over 350 species of sharks. Sharks can be as big as 49 feet long (whale shark) and as short as 6 inches (cigar shark). Sharks' bodies do not have bones, but have cartilage instead. They have pointed heads with five gills behind it. Sharks have very sharp teeth that are replaced whenever they lose teeth. Sharks' skin can be reddish brown, bronze, metallic blue or nearly black, although most of them are gray. Some have spots, bands and marbling. Their skin is leathery and covered with small pointed scales which are so sharp that if petted in the opposite... [continues]
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