A tadpole (also called a pollywog) is the larval stage in the life cycle of an
amphibian, particularly that of a frog or toad. They are usually wholly aquatic,
though some species have tadpoles that...
They have lungs. Tadpoles have gills, but lose them as they grow into frogs.
Frogs can still live in water as they breathe through their skin. They also can live
All frogs begin their lives as tadpoles that breathe underwater using their skin
and gills. As the frog grows, lungs begin to develop and the frog loses its gills at it
begins to metamorphose.... ... What is a baby frog called? Q: ...
All frogs start life as aquatic tadpoles, breathing underwater through internal gills
and their skin. ... Most frogs loose their gills when they metaorphise. ... Anurans
have much more complex lungs then other amphibians, such as salamanders, ...
When a mom and dad frog get together, and they decide to have baby frogs they
... in the water are called spawn, and this is a result of the mom and dad frog
hugging. ... The tadpole will grow teeth, and have skin over its gills around 4
weeks. ... the ninth week it will resemble a frog more than a fish, but it will still
have its tail...
Tadpoles are also called polliwogs. (The word ... Lungs begin to grow inside the
tadpole's body and the feathery gills disappear so that the tadpole will be able to
breathe air. ... When the tail is gone, the frog has completed its metamorphosis.
When Frogs mate, the male frog tends to clasp the female underneath in an
embrace called ... Some have very unusual ways of caring for their young. ... The
lucky ones that actually manage to hatch still start out on a journey of many perils.
... The tadpole at this point consists of poorly developed gills, a mouth, and a tail.
Frogs still in the larval stage, called tadpoles, are very different in outward ... Most
notable is the presence of gills instead of lungs during this stage. ... Compared
with many other amphibians, frogs have relatively well-developed and complex ...
Read about taxonomy, life cycle, frog and toad comparisons, and their ... The
eggs are called Frog Spawn. They hatch into tadpoles (the larval stage) which
look like fish. The tadpoles have gills and a tail and special jaws for eating
vegetation. ... that Wood Frog embryos were learning to detect predators while
still in the egg!
They breathe with gills and swim using a tail. As they mature ... a froglet. It still
has part of its tail , ... Adult frogs have long, powerful jumping legs and a very
short backbone. They follow ... When a frog egg hatches the animal is called. a