Frog is the common name for an amphibian from
the order Anura. There are more than 5,250 species
Frog in Foreign Languages:
Dutch: kikker / kikvors
Hawaiian Pidgin: bufo
Indonesian: kodok / katak
Irish: frog / loscán / loscann
Japanese: kaeru / kawazu / kahadzu
Korean: gaeguri / meoguri
Lower Sorbian: žaba
Old English: frosc/ frocga
Romanian: broasca / brotac
Scottish Gaelic: losgann / muile-mhàg
Upper Sorbian: žaba
Vietnamese: ccon ngoé / con nhái
Welsh: broga / llyffant
West Frisian: kikkert / froask
Yiddish: zhabe, sschabe/ zhabes,
sschabess / frosh, frosch / fresh, fresch
Size: The smallest frog is the Paedophryne
amauensis measuring only 7.7 millimeters in length.
The largest frog is the Goliath frog, with a body
measuring 13 inches, and legs that are up to 1.5
feet long. Goliath frogs can weigh up to 7 lbs.
Habitat: Frogs are found on every continent
except Antartica. Frogs live near freshwater or
in the woods, near water.
Description: Frogs have round bodies,
with long muscular hind legs and shorter front
legs. Frogs have webbed feet for swimming. Frogs
usually have green or brown skin and it they are
Behavior: Some frogs are aquatic, while
others are terrestrial. Terrestrial frogs are
often referred to as toads.
Diet: Tadpoles eat mainly aquatic plants
and switch to a diet of mostly insects once they
turn into frog.
Gestation: Frogs will lay up to
20,000 eggs at a time. The eggs will hatch
in 3 to 10 days.
Did You Know?
Frogs are are among one of the
most diverse groups of vertebrates.
Birth: Most frog species egg's will hatch
tadpoles, which have tails and no legs. Eventually
they will develop legs and the tail will fall