I have been pretty busy this week as I packed and moved from Flagstaff, Arizona to Tucson, AZ for work. Yes, I really have a real full-time job; these articles are just for fun and to provide fun educational information for everyone. Anyway, because of being busy with moving I didn’t have the time toContinue reading “Animal and Plant Facts”
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To Amphibian and Beyond! What Actually are Frogs and Who are Their Amphibian Friends?
I’ve written about amphibians before but what actually is an amphibian? What makes a salamander an amphibian and a lizard not an amphibian? Lizards are reptiles, by the way. The Naming System Humans have created a naming and categorizing system for all living things. It is called scientific nomenclature. It starts with a very broadContinue reading “To Amphibian and Beyond! What Actually are Frogs and Who are Their Amphibian Friends?”
Chow Down like an Amphibian
The way larval water-dwelling amphibians eat is quite different from that of their land-dwelling well aged counterparts. Larval Salamander Feeding Larval aquatic amphibians suck in their prey much like a vacuum, this is called negative pressure (1). Think about when you were a kid (or possibly even now) and you lined up M&Ms on theContinue reading “Chow Down like an Amphibian”