How Do Frogs Breathe?

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Frogs can breathe through their lungs and skin. While swimming underwater, frogs can breathe by absorbing oxygen through their skin. This process is called cutaneous gas exchange.
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How Do Frogs Breathe?
Frogs have lungs and breathe through their nostrils for most of their oxygen, but they can also receive oxygen and water through their permeable skin. Find out how frogs get oxygen from water with information from a pet store employee in this free video... More »
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Frogs start life as tadpoles breathing underwater via gills. Later, as they grow and transform, they develop lungs. Most frogs lose the gills as they become adults. You can find more information here: http://www.thefrog.org/biology/breathing/breathing.htm
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