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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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The Frog Life Cycle Process

The Frog Life Cycle In Biology, we know the term metamorphosis which is the transformation process of animal’s body structure from the immature one to the adult form. This transformation process is done through cell growth and differentiation. This process usually happens in some insect’s life, such as butterfly. But there’s also amphibian, like frogs, which is also do metamorphosis in their life cycle. Frogs have some phases in their life cycle, part of the metamorphosis, which is interesting...

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Boiled Frog Phenomenon

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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The frog and man

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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Frog dissection

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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Life Cycle Of A Frog

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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The Anatomical and Physical Features of Frogs

The Anatomical and Physical Features of Frogs Abstract: People have always wondered how frogs have the capability to live in both wet and dry environments. So why not dissect a frog to find out how. Frogs have both physical features like their skin that allows them to breath in water. They also have anatomical features like humans that allow them breath air just like us. Introduction As many people have learned throughout elementary and middle school amphibians are animals that have the...

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Life Cycle of a Frog

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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Deformed Frogs in Minnesota

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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The Secret Life of Frogs (Poetry by Gwen Harwood)

‘The Secret Life of Frogs’ is a poem that delves into the childhood perception of war, in particular World War I, and the experiences of their fathers. ‘The Secret Life of Frogs’ deals with the idea of misunderstandings incurred when children attempt to understand adult concepts. This is evident through the use of punning. The term ‘Frog’, which is frequently used throughout the poem adds amusement to the text because to the readers, it not only translates literally to a frog, but also represents...

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