Frog Facts

Frog Facts

Frog Facts. Now you know!

There's frogs and then there's Peace Frogs.

If you didn't know, this iconic amphibian was used as the mascot / symbol / face of Peace Frogs because frogs are the international symbol for peace. Fitting, right?

But there are so many other interesting facts that make frogs truly unique and fascinating creatures.

Did you know certain frogs can jump up to 20 times their own body length in a single leap?

http://www.frogsonice.com/froggy/sciam/faq.shtml

Did you know because frogs come out in the rain, people used to think that they fell to earth in the rain? And in nineteenth century England, people tried catching them to prove it!

http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/living-green/living-green-citizen/for-kids/frogs-for-kids.html

Did you know frog bones form a new ring every year when the frog is hibernating, just like trees do? Scientists can count these rings to discover the age of the frog.

Did you know frogs absorb water through their skin so they don't need to drink?

http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/living-green/living-green-citizen/for-kids/frogs-for-kids.html

Did you know a frog can change the color of its skin depending on its surroundings?

http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/living-green/living-green-citizen/for-kids/frogs-for-kids.html

Did you know frogs can lay as many as 4,000 eggs in frogspawn?

http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/living-green/living-green-citizen/for-kids/frogs-for-kids.html

Did you know the world's biggest frog is the goliath frog from Cameroon in West Africa? Their body can be one-foot long. The smallest frogs in the world are less than half-an-inch long.

http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/living-green/living-green-citizen/for-kids/frogs-for-kids.html

Did you know amphibians' eyes come in all shapes and sizes? Some even have square or heart shaped pupils. But amphibians don't see color -- they only see in black or white.

http://powhatanva.wordpress.com/category/pva-outdoors/

Did you know in recent years, a painkiller with 200 times the power of morphine has been found in the skin of a frog?

http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/18/health/toxin-treatments-time/

Did you know the golden dart frog is the most poisonous frog on earth and the skin of one frog could kill up to 1,000 people? (So stay away from that one!)

http://lefo.net/documents/main/3klass/1kala/interesting_fact_about_frogs.htm

Frog Facts. Now you know!

There's frogs and then there's Peace Frogs.

If you didn't know, this iconic amphibian was used as the mascot / symbol / face of Peace Frogs because frogs are the international symbol for peace. Fitting, right?

But there are so many other interesting facts that make frogs truly unique and fascinating creatures.

Did you know certain frogs can jump up to 20 times their own body length in a single leap?

http://www.frogsonice.com/froggy/sciam/faq.shtml

Did you know because frogs come out in the rain, people used to think that they fell to earth in the rain? And in nineteenth century England, people tried catching them to prove it!

http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/living-green/living-green-citizen/for-kids/frogs-for-kids.html

Did you know frog bones form a new ring every year when the frog is hibernating, just like trees do? Scientists can count these rings to discover the age of the frog.

Did you know frogs absorb water through their skin so they don't need to drink?

http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/living-green/living-green-citizen/for-kids/frogs-for-kids.html

Did you know a frog can change the color of its skin depending on its surroundings?

http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/living-green/living-green-citizen/for-kids/frogs-for-kids.html

Did you know frogs can lay as many as 4,000 eggs in frogspawn?

http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/living-green/living-green-citizen/for-kids/frogs-for-kids.html

Did you know the world's biggest frog is the goliath frog from Cameroon in West Africa? Their body can be one-foot long. The smallest frogs in the world are less than half-an-inch long.

http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/living-green/living-green-citizen/for-kids/frogs-for-kids.html

Did you know amphibians' eyes come in all shapes and sizes? Some even have square or heart shaped pupils. But amphibians don't see color -- they only see in black or white.

http://powhatanva.wordpress.com/category/pva-outdoors/

Did you know in recent years, a painkiller with 200 times the power of morphine has been found in the skin of a frog?

http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/18/health/toxin-treatments-time/

Did you know the golden dart frog is the most poisonous frog on earth and the skin of one frog could kill up to 1,000 people? (So stay away from that one!)

http://lefo.net/documents/main/3klass/1kala/interesting_fact_about_frogs.htm
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