Amphibians include frogs, toads, salamanders and caecilians. The word means double life – many species spend part of their life in aquatic (water) and terrestrial (land) environments.
Amphibians are ectothermic (cold-blooded) vertebrates that do not maintain their
.... On the surface of the ground or in water they move by undulating their body ...
There are three main groups of amphibians: frogs and toads, salamanders and
newts ... In some species of salamanders, the lungs do not function; all
respiration is through ... As they move through the ground, the tentacles pick up
Amphibians are cold-blooded animals, meaning they do not have a constant
body temperature but instead take on the temperature of their environment.
Amphibians are vertebrates (animals with backbones) which are able, when
adult, to live both in water and on land. Unlike fish, they can breathe atmospheric
Amphibians are animals that live part of their lives in water and part on land. ... In
cold weather, amphibians tend to be sluggish and do not move around much.
Vertebrates Move onto Land - the Amphibians ... Their film shows that
coelocanths move their front and back legs similar to the way tetrapods do (land ...
They have protruding eyes that move in different directions at once, so they can
see up, .... How do you tell the difference between a reptile and an amphibian?
Reptiles and amphibians are distantly related to each other but in spite of some ...
Reptiles with limbs vary in their ability to move; some move very slowly and crawl,
... through their skin and lining of their mouth, whereas most reptiles do not.
Almost all amphibians have thin, moist skin that helps them breathe. ... which
hatch into larvae and undergo an amazing transformation (or metamorphosis) as
they move from larval to adult stages. ... So what does this mean for amphibians?