Why do we need to study a frog? Because of its beautiful skin, andalso known with its poison calledbufotoxins. Many people are amazedwhen they see a frog doing somethinglike swimming, jumping, walking andrunning, burrowing, climbing andgliding
The Sexual Reproduction of Frogs The male fertilizes the eggs as they are shed, over the course of about 10 minutes.
Beginning the Life Cycle: EggsEach egg has three jelly coats which swell with water to enclose it.
TadpolesA newly hatched tadpole feeds on 1 youlk stored in its body and breaths with its gills.
Young Frogs The tail of the tadpole shortens, the metamorphosis is nearly complete. The lungs of the frog become functional. In two years the frog will be an adult.
Ending the Life Cycle: Adult The frog sexually mature frog at 3 years.