Biological Facts Of A Frog Essay

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A frog is an amphibian and it spends part of its life in water and part on land. It has two short front legs that help prop the frog up when it sits or gets ready to jump. It can leap over 20 times their body length using their strong hind legs. Their feet are webbed, so it is a good swimmer, glider and burrower. Some frogs have pads at the ends of their toes to help grip surfaces. Many of these frogs live in high trees for safety. Their eyes and nose are on top of its head. It can breathe and see when most of its body is under the water. The frog has two bulging eyes which give it an almost 360 degrees’ view. The frog is near sighted. Their ears are on the sides of its head, just behind the eyes and they can hear both in the air and below water. Frogs hold food before it is swallowed by using the teeth they have on their upper jaw. The frog uses its sticky, tongue to catch small prey. Some frogs use their hands to stuff food into their mouths if they do not have tongues. Frogs are cold-blooded. A frog's body temperature is the same as the surrounding temperature. Their skin is moist
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The Ogdoad (8 deities, 4 heterosexual pairs) males were associated with frogs and females with snakes.
Celtics: The Frog was deemed lord over all the earth, and believed it represented curative or healing powers because of its connection with water and cleansing rains.
Native America: In this tradition, the frog is often seen as a rain maker. They call the frog in connection to the rain and to control the weather patterns. The frog is recognised as a healer in North and South American Native customs, as well as Celtic traditions.
Greeks & Romans associated frogs with fertility and harmony in association with Aphrodite as well as Venus, the goddess of

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