The distance a frog can jump varies by species. Frogs jump horizontally, not vertically. North American Bullfrogs jump a distance of 3 to 7 feet at a time. Some frogs jump a distance of more than ten times their length.Know More
Frogs use three distinctive parts of their bodies to jump: forelegs, hind legs and thighs. High levels of force enable frogs to jump. Their muscles are passively flexible, so they can be stretched and elongated during the jumping process.
Generally, frogs have smooth skin, while toads have textured skin. All toads are frogs, but not all frogs are toads. There are about 2,000 species of frogs in existence.Learn More
Frogs float in various positions depending on the species. For example, the African Dwarf Frog floats in a position referred to as Zen position. This position is characterized by outstretched limbs except for one leg, which seems to balance the frog aloft. Other frogs, like the Floating Frog, float belly-down with all limbs outstretched.Full Answer >
A frog's gullet is its throat or esophagus; this is the passage from the mouth to the digestive system. If a frog's digestive process is seen as a series of steps, passage of food from the mouth to the gullet can be seen as the second step in digestion.Full Answer >
It is sometimes possible to tell if a frog is male or female by differences in the size and color of the frog. Most female frogs are larger than male frogs. The female red-eyed tree frog is not only larger than the male but is olive green and blue, while the male is pale green. Some scientists can tell male and female frogs apart by the size of their eardrum.Full Answer >
An online visit to a website such as Frog Life Cycle helps you identify the type of frog you have, and it provides colorful photos and descriptions. There are over 80 different types of frogs in the United States and over 4,000 types worldwide.Full Answer >