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...
Neotenous Frog I've heard it called a pollywog or a tadpole, but there's probably
a more scientific name.
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...
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, ...
Toads in North America are from a family of frogs called Bufonidae. .... a larva
called tadpoles or pollywogs. which have a tail but no legs, have gills like a fish, ...
These smooth-skinned vertebrates (animals with backbones) called ... There are
three main groups of amphibians: frogs and toads, salamanders and newts, ...
More species are still being discovered, particularly in the rain forests of ... The
main difference is that the young animal has feathery gills on the outside of its
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 ...
Kids learn about these cold blooded animals including salamanders, frogs, and
toads. Lifecycle ... When they hatch from their eggs, amphibians have gills so
they can breathe in the water. ... After they hatch, their bodies are still in the
larvae stage. ... As they grow older, their bodies undergo changes called
They breathe with gills and swim using a tail. As they ... a froglet. It still has part of
its tail , ... Adult frogs have long, powerful jumping legs and a very short backbone
. They follow a ... When a frog egg hatches the animal is called. a froglet, a ...