The Differences Of Frogs

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The Difference in Frogs Humans are all under the same general specification of Homo sapiens, but they are all different from height all the way to thoughts. The same goes for any other types of species with the same universal name. Each are disparate like frogs for example. The term frog is a synonym to its more specific name: Amphibians. Both of these names are umbrella terms for these animals. Yet, there are many different varieties of frogs such as the Turtle Frog and the Clawed Frog. Although they are both frogs they have different habitats they originate from and different up bringing’s. Frogs live all around the world in contradistinctive environments. Turtle Frogs live in Australia, which has a dry and sandy climate. This is the type …show more content…
Since the Clawed frog is an invasive species, you can only imagine the broad appetite they can have. They tend to be scavengers and will eat almost everything. They are not picky, so the Clawed frog will eat anything it can fit in its mouth, either dead or alive. These frogs have even been known to eat other Clawed frogs in their area. They easily colonize any body of water as long as it is fresh water. The Clawed frog also produces an antibiotic out of their skin to help them heal fast which is another reason they invade so easily (African Clawed Frog). Complementary to the Clawed frog, the Turtle frog also is spread throughout climate zones, as long as the climate has high rain fall and sandy soil. The turtle frog’s dependence on these specific habitats makes its population not as heavily spread throughout the world. Turtle frogs live in sandy areas where termites are most present since that is their exclusive food source. Turtle frog’s colors range from a light gray color to brown. They tend to live in burrows under ground that it digs with its front legs, which is unlike most other frogs, or in termite mounds. They spend a majority of their lives inside burrows. This enables them to camouflage to their surrounding habitat. Turtle frogs tend to get their name from their appearance, which looks like a turtle with out its shell. It holds a very gelatinous state or “distinctive globular frog” As stated by Natural History of the Turtle Frog (Vertucci et al). Neither the Turtle frog or the Clawed frog is an endangered species or seems to be at risk of being endangered. Each frog has their own way of persevering through the tough environments they live

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