Some Frogs - Author Unknown
have their own rocks
where they sit
and look at the world
and pretend to be fierce.
Sometimes, they play hide and seek,
or leap frog.
And in the evenings
They sing high
Some pucker their lips and whistle.
And to this very day
have their own rocks.
But not all...
Some sit on a bench and read a book.
Shhhh!!! Don't disturb him,
He'll give you
A few frog facts.
What do frogs do when they change from a tadpole? Metamorphose.
What is the best way to identify a frog species? To close your eyes and listen to males calling during a rain storm.
Do you know the name for a group of frogs? An army.
Do you know the name for a group of animals including frogs, toads, newts and salamanders? Amphibeans.
Do you know the first Australian frog seen in Europe, collected in 1770 by Sir Joseph Banks on his voyage with Captain Cook? A green tree frog.
Did you know that frogs are good for your health? The green tree frog has glands on its head which produce a drug used by scientists (now made synthetically) to control blood pressure in humans.
Did you know that some tadpoles can stay in the water for over a year before they become frogs. The Wet Tropics Northern Barred Frog has huge tadpoles that remain in water for about two years before they metamorphose into a frog.
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