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  • Wonders of Frogs - 497 Words
     “Frog Report” The frog is an amphibian, which is an animal which lives in water and on land, and Anura, which means tail-less. There are many certain types of frogs such as, the bullfrog, the fire bellied frog, Poison dart frog, the packman, plus 5,000 other species in the world and only 80 different frogs in the United States The frog does not go hopping around trying to catch its prey, but instead its sits motionless waiting for its prey to get close. Then the frog...
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  • Digestion and Frog - 463 Words
    Name: _______________________ Class:_________________ 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...
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  • Disappearing Frogs - 361 Words
    Why are Frogs disappearing around the world? Around the world, frogs are declining at an alarming rate due to threats like pollution, disease and climate change, which makes them the first indicators of ecosystem changes. Many Frogs all around the world are vanishing because the rapid changes in the environment are killing them. Also frogs, and all amphibians, may be sensitive indicators of water quality because they absorb gases and chemicals directly through the skin. Vanishing frogs could...
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  • The Ghost Frog - 1309 Words
     The Lost World (The Ghost Frog) Brandon L Smith Southern New Hampshire University The Heleophryne amphibian, is also known as the “Hewitt ghost frogs” in the family of Heleophrynidae. It’s composed of only 6 species, they are describe as the most basic and old parts of the “Neobatrachia”, which is from the family of toads and frogs of today. A different part is the “Anura” these frogs and toads contain the more newly evolved frogs and toads family...
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  • Frog dissection - 1197 Words
    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...
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  • Why Frogs Jump - 531 Words
    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...
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  • Boiled Frog Phenomenon - 561 Words
    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...
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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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  • Life Cycle of a Frog - 743 Words
    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...
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  • Frog Lab Report - 3557 Words
     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...
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  • Deformed Frogs in Minnesota - 674 Words
    In the past few years, citizens of Minnesota have discovered 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...
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  • Life Cycle of a Frog - 987 Words
    The Life Cycle of a Frog Diagram of the Frog Life Cycle | Mom and Dad Frog Decide to Have Baby FrogsThe life cycle of a frog starts when mom and dad frog fall in love and decide to have baby frogs. Okay, nobody really knows if frogs fall in love, but it’s okay to think that they do. Mom and dad frog will mate, either in the water or in a tree, depending on what kind of frogs they are. You know this is happening when you see dad frog hugging mom frog from behind her. The dad frog will lay on...
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  • Frog Vs Toad - 483 Words
    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...
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  • Skin Secretions of Frogs - 389 Words
    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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  • Frog: Word and Teacher - 3283 Words
    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...
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  • Life Cycle Of A Frog - 768 Words
    Tikhomirova 1 Tatiana Tikhomirova 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...
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  • The Frog in the Hole Poem - 1780 Words
    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...
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  • Dyeing Poison Frog and Its Habitat
    Dyeing Poison Frog The Dendrobates tinctorius, also known as the dyeing poison frog was first discovered in 1797 by G. Cuvier. The Scientific classification of this amphibian is: Kingdom-Animalia, Phylum- Chordata, Class- Amphibia, Order-Anura, Family- Dendrobatidae, Genus- Dendrobates, Species- D. tinctorius. These are large poison frogs ranging from 40 to 50 mm and some females can reach to 60 mm. The dyeing poison frog is a bright blue frog with two broad yellow stripes on the back. The...
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  • Critical Essay of the Frog Prince
    A Tormented Toad Once upon a time, a little frog was trapped in the bottom of a well for 100 years, torn between returning to his former state of royalty, or remaining a lowly frog; but upon closer inspection, this fairy tale offers more than the moans of a tormented toad. It gives readers insight to a common fear that many Christians are subjected to. Within the poem “The Frog Prince,” Stevie Smith uses the word “disenchanted” to refer to humans being freed from their mortal bodies and moving...
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  • Pacific Tree frog - 660 Words
    Vyshnavi Parthipan 11/14/13 Part 1 The Natural History Paper: Pseudacris regilla Description and Systematics The species Pseudacris regilla is an interesting species when looking at its history. Just a few years ago its name went from Pacific Tree Frog to Pacific Chorus due to its mating call (1). This change is a huge advancement to discovering new species of Pacific frogs. If one was to break down the meaning of its genus and species it is as follows: Pseudacris – false and...
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  • Poison Dart Frog - 273 Words
    TOPIC : Frogs NARROWED FOCUS : Species of Frogs THESIS : There are over 4,000 species of frogs but our focus will be limited to the Poison Dart, Wood and Darwin Frogs, which all belong to the Ranidae family. INTRODUCTION : Frogs belong to a group called amphibians which begin their lives in the water as eggs and then tadpoles and when fully developed they live on land. Three distinguishing elements such as: their habitat, size and the reason for the names given to them will be...
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  • Nasikabatrachus Sahyadrensis: A Frog Species
    Endangered (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Kingdom:Animalia Phylum:Chordata Class:Amphibia Order:Anura Family:Sooglossidae Genus:Nasikabatrachus Biju & Bossuyt, 2003 Species:N. sahyadrensis Binomial name Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis Biju & Bossuyt, 2003 Distribution of Nasikabatrachus (in black) Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis is a frog species belonging to the family Sooglossidae. It...
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  • Buccal Cavity of a Frog - 1466 Words
    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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  • Frog Prince Questions - 825 Words
    The Frog Prince Questions Why was the prince turned into a frog and not any other animal? - I think that the prince was turned into a frog and not any other animal because the fairy who had cast the spell on the prince would have known that the spell can only be broken if the prince stayed with a princess who took him out of the spring, for 3 days and ate out of her plate. The fairy would have also known that most princesses are not very fond of frogs. So, the fairy must have thought that...
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  • Frog Lab Report - 627 Words
    Alyssa Perez 807 research 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...
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  • Conservation of the Table Mountain Ghost Frog
    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...
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  • The Notorious Jumping Frog of Caleveras County
    The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County. In Mark Twain’s short story The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, Mark Twain uses a humorous short story to show how the luckiest of man can still be outwitted and the local color. It’s quite interesting because you begin the story in Angel’s camp and the background is set up in about two paragraphs, then the narrator begins telling the story of a man who would place a bet on anything with two different outcomes. Most of his...
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  • The New Species of Poisonous Frog Discovered
    Discovery of New Poison Dart Frog Biologists have discovered a new species of dart frog in the headwaters of the Rio Cano in Panama. This newly found frog has been named Andinobates geminisae after Geminis Vargas. Geminis Vargas is the wife of Marco Ponce who supported him toward the discovery of the new dart frog species. The new dart frog is very small about 12.7 millimeters in length and it is about the same size of a fingernail. Although the new dart frog is very small in size; it...
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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...
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  • Experimental Evidence for Aposematism in the Dendrobatid Poison Frog, Oophaga pumilio
    Title: Experimental Evidence for Aposematism in the Dendrobatid Poison Frog, Oophaga pumilio Authors: Ralph A. Saporito, Rachel Zuercher, Marcus Roberts, Kenneth G. Gerow, and Maureen A. Donnelly Journal: Copeia Volume, year, pages: 4th, 2007, pp. 1006–1011 Scientific Article Overview Download this document and type your answers after each question. For each question provide a brief but complete answer to the question (you should write in complete sentences and proofread your...
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  • A Modified Shuffled Frog Leaping Algorithm for Nonconvex Economic Dispatch Problem
    1 A Modified Shuffled Frog Leaping Algorithm for Nonconvex Economic Dispatch Problem Eiman Sayedi, Malihe M. Farsangi, Mohammad Barati, and Kwang Y. Lee, Fellow, IEEE al. in [3]. To improve the performance of the SFL algorithm, a chaos search is combined with SFL by Li, et al. in [4]. In [5], a new frog leaping rule is introduced and the direction and the length of each frog’s jump are extended by emulating frog’s perception and action uncertainties. Zhen, et al. in [6], introduced a new...
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  • Experimental Evidence for Aposematism in the Dendrobatid Poison Frog, Oophaga pumilio
    Title: Experimental Evidence for Aposematism in the Dendrobatid Poison Frog Oophaga pumilio Authors: RALPH A. SAPORITO, RACHEL ZUERCHER, MARCUS ROBERTS, KENNETH G. GEROW, AND MAUREEN A. DONNELLY Journal: American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Volume, year, pages: Copeia, 2007, pp. 1006–1011 Scientific Article Overview Download this document and type your answers after each question. For each question provide a brief but complete answer to the question (you should...
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  • Foraging behaviour in tadpoles of the bronze frog Rana temporalis: Experimental evidence for the ideal free distribution
    Foraging behaviour in tadpoles of the bronze frog Rana temporalis: Experimental evidence for the ideal free distribution DHEERAJ K VEERANAGOUDAR, BHAGYASHRI A SHANBHAG and SRINIVAS K SAIDAPUR* Department of Zoology, Karnatak University, Dharwad 580 003, India *Corresponding author (Fax, 91-836-2448047; Email, [email protected]) The ability of bronze frog Rana temporalis tadpoles (pure or mixed parental lines) to assess the profitability of food habitats and distribute themselves...
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  • Animal Markings - 1475 Words
    Animal marking George Ridley COM/172 August 02, 2012 Monte Gast Animal marking Beautiful at first sight, harmful or is it? Whether hiding or warning, animal markings are colorful, attractive, and remarkable, and always serve a purpose in nature. No matter the meaning or purpose of the markings on some of the deadly, clever and thriving species, are very interesting in most reader’s eye. Concerning to colors species either have those they are born with or they have colors that change...
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  • Commentary on Death of a Naturalist by Seamus Dean
    Death Of A Naturalist By Seamus Heaney Seamus Heaney’s poem ‘Death of a Naturalist’ mainly focuses on Seamus’ experience of collecting and watching frogspawn as a child followed by his reaction on metamorphosis of the frogs from ‘jellies specks’ He loses his innocence. This poem’s title is an extended metaphor. The naturalist in Seamus dies as he experiences the transformation from a child to a man. It’s a comparison between the metamorphosis and the transformation of the tadpoles and the...
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  • Invasive Osteopilus Septentrionalis - 1929 Words
    An invasive species are often defined as animals, plants or microbes that are found apart from its native land and affect the economy, ecology and even the way of life for other species. For this reason, the Osteopilus Septentrionalis is now an invasive species to Florida. The Osteopilus Septentrionalis, also known as the Cuban Tree frog, is native to Cuba and has become an amazingly invasive species to the United States, within the last hundred years. It is believed to have come from Cuba as a...
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  • Radio Lab: Inheritance - 826 Words
    Radio Lab: Inheritance Go here: http://www.radiolab.org/story/251876-inheritance/ Listen to the free podcast and complete worksheet. You only need to listen to the first 3 stories. Though, the 4th is VERY interesting. 1. What was Lamarck’s big idea? What a person does in their lifetime could be directly passed to their kids. 2. What human example did Lamarck use? A blacksmith, because they swing hammers all day they get muscles and those muscles pass down to their kids....
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  • Death of a Naturalist - 1070 Words
    Death of a Naturalist All year the flax-dam festered in the heart Of the townland; green and heavy headed Flax had rotted there, weighted down by huge sods. Daily it sweltered in the punishing sun. Bubbles gargled delicately, bluebottles Wove a strong gauze of sound around the smell. There were dragon-flies, spotted butterflies, But best of all was the warm thick slobber Of frogspawn that grew like clotted water In the shade of the banks. Here, every spring I would fill jampotfuls...
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  • Rainforest Animals - 1321 Words
    Rainforest Animals Many people love animals. I can’t necessarily teach you about all of the animals in the world, so I’ll just teach you about the animals from my favorite place, the Rainforest! Frogs [pic] We will start our journey with The Poison Dart Frog. Before I tell you any information about it. I will tell you about its classification. • Kingdom: Animalia • Phylum: Chordata • Class: Ampidibia • Order: Anura • Family: Dendrodatide...
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  • Write a Postcard - 422 Words
    Never know what to write in your postcards when you're on holiday? Read on to find out how to write a good postcard and send it to a friend. EditSteps 1. ------------------------------------------------- 1 ------------------------------------------------- Buy a postcard from a souvenir shop. It could have a picture of the place you're at on it. ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- Ads by Google...
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  • Cane Toad - 1243 Words
    ------------------------------------------------- Cane Toad in Australia Figure [ 1 ] - A labelled diagram of an adult cane toad. Source:http://www.lismore.nsw.gov.au/content/planning/nick/cane_toad.jpg, accessed 12 Nov 11 Figure [ 1 ] - A labelled diagram of an adult cane toad. Source:http://www.lismore.nsw.gov.au/content/planning/nick/cane_toad.jpg, accessed 12 Nov 11 The Cane toad (Bufo marinus) is a large ground dwelling toad native to Central and South America but has also been...
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  • Amphibians - Essay - 2272 Words
    Original Source: For my original source, I have chosen the article “status and trends of Amphibian Declines and Extinctions Worldwide, “ which featured in Science on the 3rd of December in 2004. In this article, Simon N. Stuart el at. assesses the problem of amphibian declinations. It is a known fact the world’s species are facing extinction at an alarming rate, but amphibians are dying faster than other types of animals. Since the 1970s, amphibians have been declining in quantity and dying...
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  • Pilgram at tinker creek notes Chapter 1
    1. Big idea Duality plays a big part in this book. She ponders how something in nature can look beautiful while simultaneously being vulgar. One with nature. She is an outdoor type of person. She sleeps naked with her windows open, inviting what nature has to bring. She embodies it. “We must somehow take a wider view, look at the whole landscape, really see it, and describe what’s going on here. Then we can at least wail the right question [about our life’s purpose].” Creek & Mountains....
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  • Helloo - 373 Words
    What is a Poison Dart Frog, you might ask? You can find these small creatures in the rainforest of South America and some parts of lower Central America. The Poison Dart Frog ranges from less than an inch to two and half inches in body length. There are more than a hundred species of poison dart frogs. They range in color and patterns, color shades vary among frogs within a species. It is the skin that contains the frogs poison, the variety of colors are warnings to predators that the frogs are...
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  • The Vanishing Species - 750 Words
    Amphibians are becoming a vanishing species. There are a number of causes for them dieing. But the most recent and worst cause has been discovered. It is responsible for killing off our amphibians. They are dieing by the thousands. They were able to survive and hold on through past extinction spasms, surviving even when 95 percent of other animals died out. They even stayed alive when the dinosaurs disappeared. If amphibians could live longer than dinosaurs, then why are...
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  • expositoring - 677 Words
    Jacquon Steven Douglas Venancio10-21-14 Professor Sepulveda My group member and I have come up with a product titled The Cooking Coqui. We named it this because of the alliteration to make it sound catchy to catch the children’s attention while also targeting the Latino Market with the Puerto Rican National animal. It is a frog that helps kids cook, at a young age. The name comes from the Spanish national frog Coqui; a Coqui is a small frog that is brown, yellow, or green in color. The...
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  • court observation - 1038 Words
     FROGS CHAPTER I OBJECTIVES: The objective of this research is to describe that frog exists here on earth, how they live, reproduce, their characteristics and their role in ecosystem. INTRODUCTION: Frogs are the most familiar group of amphibians. Their are a diverse and largely carnivorous group of short-bodied, tailless amphibians composing the order Anura.. The term frog is used to refer to anuran species that have smooth, moist skin. As the frog grows it...
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  • Predator-Induced Morphological Changes in an Amphibian:
    Journal Review By Alexander Eisenberg Identification This article, Predator-induced morphological changes in an amphibian: predation by dragonflies affects tadpole shape and color, was authored by S.A. McCollum and J.D. Leimberger. The article was published in 1997 in the journal Oecologia. Summary The article begins by explaining the energy costs of different defensive mechanisms. Permanent defensive morphologies are thought to be expensive to create and sustain. As a result, these...
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  • Impact on Mosquitos - 1556 Words
    Impact of amphibians on mosquitoes It is important for every ecosystem to maintain a balance between all the food chains so that nature can maintain its balance. Although natural ecosystems are under diverse challenges from anthropogenic activities, the ecological impacts of such processes often are unclear. Some “threats” may be worse than we think, but others may be less harmful. For example, invasive species disrupt the...
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  • Rat and Toad - 321 Words
    Cane Toads are large amphibians, similar to a frog, except heavily-built with dry wart-like skin. The colour of their skin can vary between a deep grey to a reddish-brown and they can grow between lengths of 10-15cm long. Toads can be found in urban areas, as well as grasslands and woodland. Their diet varies quite a bit, and they eat almost anything they can swallow, including household scraps and pet food, but most of their diet consists of living insects. Rats are medium-sized rodents...
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  • Bullfrog Essay - 924 Words
    Rana Catesbeiana (Bullfrog) Essay I was amazed to find out just how ancient frogs are. For 190 million years, the ancestors of modern frogs have roamed the earth, looking much the same as they do today. This means that at one time when there was a huge dinosaur eating a plant, there could have been some type of frog down by its feet. About 3,800 species of frogs and toads have developed since the dinosaur days. The secret to their success is their amazing adaptability. Frogs have evolved to...
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  • English Lab Essay - 542 Words
    Phil Lanoue Comp II – Writing About Literature Instructor: Hobson Computer Lab #5 In the stories “The Frog Prince” by Gustaf Tenggren and “Hazel Tells LaVerne” by Katharyn Machan are both very similar stories with relation to a frog. The one thing that seems to jump out to the reader is that one story takes place in a totally different time period than the other. Two comparisons that will be made in my story will be the main focus on the frog character and how time is such a big...
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  • Changes - 1728 Words
    Changes Each person experiences certain things, even the most simplest and innocent, that enlighten him or her or bring about a revelation. At one point in each of our lives we will or already have had one such meaningful incident. In Annie Dillard’s short essay “Dumbstruck,” she recounts an experience just like that. Dillard’s experience jolts her, bringing to life an awareness of the harshness and inevitability that things happen, things are not permanent in this life. We first learn of her...
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  • My classmates - 375 Words
    We are a noisy lot, that is what our teachers say about us. This is largely due to Ah Keong. He is the noisiest of us all. His voice is like that of a bull frog but volumes louder. It seems that he cannot talk softly. Actually he does not talk, he shouts. Perhaps his living with his family of ten children has something to do with it. In this noisy bunch lives a boy who hardly ever opens his mouth. This is Padma, the boy who sits next to me. He is such a gentle and soft creature that one would...
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  • Preschool Stage of Development - 2027 Words
    The Preschool Stage of Development ECE 332: Child Development Marilyn Gomez May 30, 2011 Abstract “The years from 3 through 5 are often referred to as the preschool years” (Henniger, pg. 107). Preschool is a place where the setting is geared towards mimicking a regular school setting but exposes the young child for the first time to a school. Preschool takes away some of the stress of strictly learning academics and focuses on developing the child's skills in cognitive, motor, social,...
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  • My Class Mates - 428 Words
    My Classmates We are a noisy lot, that is what our teachers say about us. This is largely due to Ah Keong. He is the noisiest of us all. His voice is like that of a bull frog but volumes louder. It seems that he cannot talk softly. Actually he does not talk, he shouts. Perhaps his living with his family of ten children has something to do with it. In this noisy bunch lives a boy who hardly ever opens his mouth. This is Padma, the boy who sits next to me. He is such a gentle and soft...
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  • Critical Thinking Essay Kim Groninga “I’m Nobody! Who Are You?” by Emily Dickinson
    Critical Thinking Essay Kim Groninga “I’m Nobody! Who are you?” by Emily Dickinson Most people feel invisible at some point in their lives; whether it’s because they’re in the shadow of an older sibling, because they are shy, or simply because everyone around them has been busy, it doesn’t make much difference. It’s still a horrible thing to feel like no one even realizes you’re alive or that you’ve been doing things. Emily Dickinson felt this way often; she lived at home and didn’t leave...
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  • Amphibians Amphibian Sample - 316 Words
    8.04 Safari Quest Three —Amphibians Amphibian Sample (20 points) Choose any amphibian animal. Complete the following chart based on the animal of your choice. Part A: A Page for the Field Guide 20 points Rubric Contains picture and name: 0-2 points Correct content for five items: 0-10 points Creative, organized, and neat: 0-4 points Correct spelling and grammar: 0-4 points Insert name of animal here FROGSComplete the following list about your animal....
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  • How does Heaney evocatively and memorably convey childhood experience in poem “Death of a Naturalist”
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