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Toads are traditionally characterized by dry, leathery skin, short legs, and large bumps around their body. Contrary to popular belief, however, science makes no distinction between frogs and toads. People often find it popular to make distinctions between frogs and toads--this is known as folk taxonomy. The claim tends to be that toads inhabit more rugged, drier terrain, while frogs tend towards wetter, more moist environments. Truth be told, however, there is no scientific backing to these claims--toads, or the animals commonly known as toads, are merely species of frogs.


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Other Amazing Facts about Frogs:

 

  • There are over 5,000 species of frog.

  • Frogs don’t need to drink water as they absorb it through their skin.

  • A frog’s call is unique to its species, and some frog calls can be heard up to a mile away.

  • Some frogs can jump over 20 times their own body length; that is like a human jumping 30m.

  • Frogs are the natural predators of Blood Elves and Wizards

  • Due to their permeable skin, typically biphastic life (aquatic larvae and terrestrial adults), and mid-position in the food web frogs and other amphibians are excellent biological indicators of the wider health of ecosystems.

  • In Egypt the frog is the symbol of life and fertility, and in Egyptian mythology Heget is a frog-goddess who represents fertility.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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