Amphibians

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Runderius McCrary
10-30-13
Mrs. Edwards Frogs vs. Toads Most people find it difficult to differentiate a frog from a toad. They normally mix them up. Although they seem similar in a lot of areas, they certainly have numerous dissimilarities too. Frogs are found in many different shapes, sizes, and colors. Frogs have smooth, wet skin. They live most of the time in or near water. They have different eye colors including brown, silver, green, and even red along with different shapes and sizes. Some of the frogs have sticky feet while some are webbed. It is obvious that not even all frogs have same qualities. Toads too have numerous shapes, sizes, and textures, but they don’t have much variety in color. Toads are fat and have rough skin. They do spend most of their time in water, but they live in moist places like woods, fields, and even gardens. Their pupils do have different shapes, sizes, and colors, but generally they are egg-shaped, small and black. They also have webbed feet. Toads and frogs have the same way to catch and eat food. Both of them use their tongue to catch prey. But a frog has a very small tooth around its upper jaw edge to capture food, but a toad doesn’t have any teeth at all. Toads eat almost the same foods as frogs like bugs, insects, fish, etc. In Conclusion, frogs and toads do seem similar but they have several qualities regarding shape, size, color, and texture that make them different. So it should be crystal clear that people can mistake the difference between a frog and a…...

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