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    The frog and man

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    The Frogs tells the story of the god Dionysus‚ who‚ despairing of the state of Athens’ tragedians‚ travels to Hades (the underworld) to bring the playwright Euripides back from the dead. (Euripides had died the year before‚ in 406 BC). He brings along his slave Xanthias‚ who is smarter and braver than Dionysus. As the play opens. Xanthias and Dionysus argue over what kind of jokes Xanthias can use to open the play. For the first half of the play‚ Dionysus routinely makes critical errors‚ forcing

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    Digestion and Frog

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    Date:________________ Observations – Label ALL Parts of the Frog External Anatomy of the Frog – External Anatomy #7 [pic] Mouthparts of the Frog – External Anatomy #12 [pic] Digestive system and other Parts of the Frog – Digestive System #3 [pic] Urogenital System of the Frog – Urogenital System #4 [pic] The Frog Heart – Circulatory System #3 [pic] Questions: Use your knowledge of frogs to answer the questions below. 1. Describe how the eyes of a frog close. ________________________________ __________

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    Glass Frogs

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    plethora of trees which cover the tropical floor of the Andes mountains. There is one animal‚ the glass frog‚ that is native to this country and has a unique physical characteristic. Glass frogs have made their home in the forests of Ecuador and Peru and feature a translucent underside which makes their internal organs visible. They live remarkable two-phase lives‚ hopping from tadpole to frog. But there is an issue that has developed in the region of Ecuador relating to these unique creatures

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    Frog dissection

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    Background: As members of the class Amphibia‚ frogs may live some of their adult lives on land‚ but they must return to water to reproduce. Eggs are laid and fertilized in water. On the outside of the frog’s head are two external nares‚ or nostrils; two tympani‚ or eardrums; and two eyes‚ each of which has three lids. The third lid‚ called the nictitating membrane‚ is transparent. Inside the mouth are two internal nares‚ or openings into the nostrils; two vomerine teeth in the middle of the roof

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    Frog Vs Toad

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    Chelsie Stone Kim Hill English 1101 3 March 2015 Frog vs. Toad Most people find it difficult to distinguish a frog from a toad. They have a tendency to mix them up or think that they are the same thing. Although they seem so similar in appearance‚ they indeed have many differences including physical features‚ abilities‚ and the food that they consume. Frogs vary in different shapes‚ sizes‚ colors‚ and textures. They have smooth‚ moist skin‚ long stripy legs‚ and are likely to be found in damp habitats

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    The Frog in the Hole Poem

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    The Frog in the Hole — Devotional By Staff Very recently‚ Nathan (my 12 year old son) and I were in our back yard throwing Frisbee. He has gotten into Frisbee golf (disc golf) and was showing me some of the tosses he had learned. We were having a blast. During this fun time‚ Nathan walked over to a small sink-hole in the ground he had discovered a while back. The hole is about 5 inches in diameter and about 18 inches deep. Peering into the bottom of the hole‚ Nathan exclaimed‚ "The frog is still

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    Frog Observation Paper

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    In photo one‚ the frog is seen with no cuts‚ the skin is seen. The skin is smooth similar to a worm’s flesh. The skin has pores invisible to the naked eye inside to the naked eye shown in photo ten. The students could not identify what was that green structure shown in photo two. In photo three showing the webbed feet‚ the students noticed that the toes were connected‚ this must have been used for swimming‚ this similar to man made fins‚ which helps humans swim faster and easier. In photo four‚ the

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    Life Cycle Of A Frog

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    Marcio Pre-Degree I 3 March 2014 Life Cycle of a Frog Despite the fact that the frog is a small animal‚ in terms of symbolism‚ it is of some interest. In ancient Egypt‚ because of its fertility‚ as well as a striking transformation from egg to a tadpole‚ and then in the quadruped animal‚ the frog was considered strange creature and was a symbol of emerging and ever-renewing life. Often‚ the ancient gods of care arising out of the mire‚ depicted with frog heads. Goddess of child-birth‚ who was a good

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    Frog: Word and Teacher

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    Frog and Toad Are Friends UNIT by Arnold Lobel [pic] http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0064440206/ref=lib_dp_TFCV/102-2438701-9497711?v=glance&s=books&vi=reader#reader-link Kimberlee Fulbright Language Arts/Reading Lessons 03-27-03 Grade level: 2nd-3rd Purpose/Rationale: I am teaching this lesson because of student interest‚ teacher interest‚ and the GA QCC Standard LA.2.23 & LA.3.23 Integrates language structure (syntax)‚ meaning clues (semantics)‚ phonetic strategies

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    Frog Lab Report

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    Effects of Electrical Stimuli and Injected Reagents on Frog Hearts Melissa Higdon Section 05‚ Group 01 November 19‚ 2013 Introduction: The heart is a very complex muscle for all species. It is responsible for sending oxygenated blood throughout the body as well as sending deoxygenated blood to the lungs‚ and continuously circulate this way for as long as we are alive. Many things can be effected‚ for example how fast the heart beats or how much

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    deformed frogs scattered throughout the state. There are many speculations as to how the frogs got such deformities. Some scientists believe that its something in the waters of the Minnesota wetlands‚ other factors could be parasites or ultraviolet radiation. Minnesota is not the only location in the world that has reported deformed animal sightings‚ but almost three-quarters of the deformed frogs were reported in Minnesota. This is not necessarily because Minnesota contains the most deformed frogs‚ because

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    Buccal Cavity of a Frog

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    Gross Anatomy of a Frog aldreyarellano I. AXIAL REGION A. Head – most anterior‚ triangular part w/c is flattened dorso-ventrally 1. Snout – blunt apex of the head 2. Mouth – large anterior opening w/c extends postero-laterally up to the head’s base > dorsal & ventral lip folds – immovable folds that border the mouth dorsally & ventrally – provided w/ valves w/c are associated to respiratory movements – provided w/ valves w/c are associated to respiratory movements 3. External nares or

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    Life Cycle of a Frog

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    True Love? When Frogs mate‚ the male frog tends to clasp the female underneath in an embrace called amplexus. He literally climbs on her back‚ reaches his arms around her "waist"‚ either just in front of the hind legs‚ just behind the front legs‚ or even around the head. Amplexus can last several days! Usually‚ it occurs in the water‚ though some species‚ like the bufos on the right mate on land or even in trees! (photo courtesy of Emile Vandecasteele) While in some cases‚ complicated courting

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    Frog Lab Report

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    question: how do bull frogs compare and contrast to humans ? background info; A. animal kingdom B. rana castles beiana C. There habitat is anywhere near water and are mostly located in eastern america D. The bullfrog is a vertebrate because bullfrogs has a skeleton E. They have an endoskeleton because there skeleton is inside their body not outside F. Cold blooded because their body temperature need to change with the environment G. A bullfrog life cycle starts with the female and male frogs mating . The

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    Why Frogs Jump

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    Why Frogs Jump. Once upon a time‚ there was a frog. This frog was named Matthias. He had four legs that were used for getting around. Matthias was green‚ he walked on all four of his feet. He lived in a pond‚ in the enchanted Rainforest in Africa. He lived with his grandparents. Matthias has no siblings and no parents. They got attacked by the evil snakes. The frog population was at risk‚ due to the frequent snake attacks. So‚ Matthias started to build forts‚ for his‚ his grandparents‚ and his

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    Poison Dart Frog

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    Any of several small‚ often brightly colored earthly frogs that inhabit the rain forests of Central and South America and secrete from their skin some of the most poisonous biological toxins known‚ such as batrachotoxin. It is on the forest floor that the native South Americans find the jewel-like poison dart frog. The Choco’ tribe in Colombia‚ South America uses the skin secretions to poison their dart tips. One technique used to treat darts requires that a sharp stick to be forced into the

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    Boiled Frog Phenomenon

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    What is the Boiled Frog phenomenon? First of all this refers to killing a frog‚ if you throw a frog in a pot of boiling water the poor creature will fight and jump and claw to try and get out of the danger of dying. If with the same situation you ease the frog into warm water and turn the flame up slowly then the frog will not fight because it will not sense any immediate danger and it will ease into death (ezinearticles.com). This basically means that the frog senses no danger and is lulled into

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    Why Does A Frog Smell

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    Frogs have sticky tongues that can catch prey that weigh up to 1.4x its own body weight. The reason as to why a frog’s tongue is sticky is due to the fact that its spit can change physical properties. The frog’s spit can go from a glue that is stickier than honey to a thinner fluid and back in enough time that it would have have been able to catch its prey. Instead of having saliva glands like humans‚ frog gets the saliva it needs from it tongue‚ which oozes out the saliva even when it has been taken

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    The relict leopard frog is a species of frog that has been proposed to be on the endangered species list. The leopard frog’s scientific name is lithobates onca. It was originally a member of the genus Rana‚ but in 2008 it was removed and inserted into the Lithobates genus. This species is part of the Ranidae family. The typical frog is 4.48 centimeters in length. The top of the frog is usually a mixture of brown and grey with greenish brown spots on the front side of the body. The colors under the

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    A researched examination into the critically endangered frog species‚ Heleophryne rosei‚ with specific regard to its habitat‚ ecology and population. In addition to the various threats this species faces and conservation actions implemented to safe–guard its remaining numbers. L.S. Maistry - 212510816 Department of Life Sciences ‚ University of KwaZulu – Natal‚ Private Bag X 01‚ Scottsville‚ 3209‚ Pietermaritzburg‚ South Africa . Submitted: 19 August 2013 The focus of this assignment is a researched

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