Frogs are amphibians that have long hind legs and no tails. But where do frogs live? This post will answer that question, and also look at some interesting facts about frogs.
Where Do Frogs Live?
Frogs live in every continent in the world except Antarctica. Many ocean islands also have no frogs. Frogs can live in a wide variety of different habitats. A few species of frogs live in the desert. Most species of frogs live in tropical regions, where there is plenty of water. So now you know where frogs live.
Facts About Frogs
- More than 30% (about one third) of frog species are in danger of extinction. This is due to pollutants, climate change and the introduction of species that prey on frogs. 2008 was named the Year of the Frog by many zoos and aquariums around the world to draw some attention to conservation of frogs.
- Frog legs are a delicacy in France, China, the Philippines, Greece and some parts of South America.
- There are around 5,000 different species of frogs.
- The Australian rocket frog can jump over 2 meters (6 feet) high!
- Most frogs absorb water and oxygen through their skin.
- Many frogs contain toxins that stop predators from eating them!
- Some frogs can change colors between day and night!
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