Amphibians

Amphibians, such as frogs toads and newts, are cold blooded animals who lead a life of two halves, spending much of their time on land where they remain, for the most part, secretive and concealed in a damp dark hideaway, emerging at night to hunt. The breeding period, in spring, sees them migrate over land to ponds and lakes, an environment in which they become more noticeable.

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Bufo pusilus. Note the light band between the ...

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