40 Interesting Frog Facts

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Frogs are well known for their jumping abilities, croaking sounds, bulging eyes, and slimy skin but, there are lots of interesting frog facts that you might not know. Enjoy this list.

1. A frog is an amphibian.

2. There are over 5000 frog species found in the world.

3. Frogs breathe through their nostrils.

Frogs breathe through their nostrils.
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4. Some frogs can jump over 20 times of their own body height.

5. Frogs do not need to drink water as they absorb it through their skin.

6. The frog’s colorful skin acts as a caution to predators that these frogs may be poisonous.

The frog’s colorful skin acts as a caution to predators that these frogs may be poisonous.
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7. The study of frogs is called Herpetologists.

8. An ear of the frog is called tympanum and it is located just behind the eye.

9. Frogs sleep with their open eyes.

Frogs sleep with their open eyes.
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10. Each frog species has a distinct croak.

11. Frogs swallow their food using their eyes.

12. There is a frog in Indonesia that has no lungs.

There is a frog in Indonesia that has no lungs.
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13. A group of toads is called a ‘knot’.

14. The world’s biggest frog is the Goliath frog.

15. There is another type of poison dart frog called the blue-jeans frog.

There is also another type of poison dart frog which is called the blue jeans frog it has a red body with blue legs
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16. A group of frogs is called an ‘army’.

17. The Ornate Horned is the most aggressive frog.

18. Frogs cannot live in the sea or any salt water.

Frogs cannot live in the sea or any salt water.
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19. Frogs have a sticky tongue and use its muscular tongue to catch and swallow food.

20. Frogs hibernate in the winter time.

21. The golden dart frog’s skin could kill up to 1,000 people.

The golden dart frog’s skin could kill up to 1,000 people.
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22. Frog legs are eaten by humans in many parts of the world.

23. In warmer water, the eggs of frogs grow faster.

24. There are two frogs in the world that have tails, the coastal tailed frog and the mountain tailed frog.

There are two frogs in the world that have tails including the coastal tailed frog and the mountain tailed frog.
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25. Every type of frog makes its own special sound.

26. Frogs and Toads have flattened skulls.

27. The Cuban tree toad is one of the smallest frogs in the world.

The Cuban tree toad is one of the smallest frogs in the world.
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28. Frogs have a great night vision.

29. The average lifespan of a frog is between 10 to 14 years.

30. Not all frogs have webbed toes.

Not all frogs have webbed toes.
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31. Female frogs are hard to find as they are silent most of the time.

32. Frogs can be found everywhere on Earth except Antarctica.

33. African frogs are the best jumpers in the frog world.

The tadpoles hatch after 2 weeks and drop into the water.
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34. The purple frog rediscovered in India has no head.

35. Frogs stop growing once they reach adulthood.

36. The longest jump ever recorded by frog was 33.6 inches.

The longest jump ever recorded by frog was 33.6 inches.
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37. Frogs are carnivores, which means they eat meat.

38. Frogs who have no tongues use their fingers to catch prey.

39. Frogs have a moist skin layer which is covered with mucous glands.

Frogs have a moist skin layer which is covered with mucous glands.
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40. Tadpoles have no lungs, they have gills

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