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How to Tell Apart Different Types of Frogs

Red Eyed Tree Frog

There are nearly 4,000 types of frogs, including toads, which are in the frog family, in almost every part of the world. The only place that there are no types of frogsfrogs frogs even change colors. The patterns on each type of frog are different, too. Some frogs have no patterns at all and are just a solid color and others have very cool markings on them. 

The different frog types can sometimes be told apart by the calls that they make. No, they won’t call you on the phone if you give them your number, but they do call out for different reasons, and each type of frogsfrogs !--ezil11 --> has a different type of call. Only male frogs make calls, females do not. Some -->frogs frog-facts.html'> -->types of frogs ref='/frog-facts.html'> -->types of frogs croak that you are used to hearing about, but some types of frogs bark like a dog and some chirp like a bird. Some types of frogs whistle and some groan. There are lots of different sounds that frogs make when they call, but only a few reasons that they will call out. 

Fire Bellied Toads

Male frogsfrogs -->frogsil24 -->>frogs -->frogs 22 --> will call out to the female frogs to let them know that they are ready to mate and so the female frogs can find them. Frogs will call out to other frogs to let them know that the area they are sitting in belongs to them and to keep other frogs away. Frogs will also call out to warn away other animals, especially the ones that will eat them.

Different types of frogs will have different skeletons and different teeth formations. These things help to give the ffrogs!--ezil27 --> their different shapes and looks. Some frogs have different skeletons and teeth but look very similar on the outside so they are hard to tell apart, and unless you are a frogologist (which is actually called a herpetologist) you probably won’t get close enough to study the teeth or bones of a frog.




 

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