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Amphibians
Amphibians

   

Amphibians are cold-blooded vertebrates (vertebrates have backbones) that don’t have scales. They live part of their lives in water and part on land.

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American Bullfrog

MOOING FROG

RETICULATED GLASS FROG

SEE-THROUGH AMPHIBIAN

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This glass frog protects its babies with ninja moves. Check it out.

Which is your favorite amphibian?

Mexican Axolotl

REGROWS BODY PARTS!

Cool Reptiles and Amphibians

Leopard Frogs - Ep. 8

Watch leopard frogs leap among the leaves and dive into the water in this video.

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Cane Toad

Learn about their special defense!

Poison Dart Frog

They're beautiful, but toxic!

FANTASTIC FROGS

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Cool Reptiles and Amphibians

Tad Pad Dad - Ep. 31

Strawberry poison dart frog fathers take good care of their tadpoles. Each baby even gets its own "room!"

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Cool Reptiles and Amphibians

Tiny Toad to Tell Secrets? - Ep. 6

September 28, 2013—The tiny pebble toad, which is unique for its climbing ability, may tell secrets through its DNA about the age of giant South American tepuis (mesas) on which it lives. National Geographic grantee and herpetologist Bruce Means explains their uniqueness while on an expedition to find the little creatures in Guyana.

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Cool Reptiles and Amphibians

Water-Holding Frog - Ep. 3

This Australian frog can hold water for two years, long enough to live through most droughts.

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NEW FROG

Looks like Kermit

SHAPE-SHIFTING FROG

This amphibian's skin changes!

Red-Eyed Tree Frog

Its colors are a defense!

Amazing Animals

Red-eyed Tree Frog - Ep. 12

Red-eyed tree frogs have three eyelids on each eye! Learn more amazing facts about the red-eyed tree frog with National Geographic Kids.

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Which frog has cooler colors?

Spotted Salamander

SLIMY LITTLE CRITTER!

Tall tales about animals.

BUST MYTHS AND BE IN THE KNOW!

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