Monday 8 April 2024

National Frog Month

April is National Frog Month? Frogs are amazing amphibians, and they should be celebrated! Also, keep your eye out for frogspawn - there are loads about at the moment - you're bound to spot some if you or a family member have a pond or if you go for a nature walk near any body of water.

To celebrate Frogs, here are some Fantastic Frog Facts for National Frog Month;
  1. Not all frogs have webbed feet
  2. A group of frogs is called an ‘army’ or a ‘knot’
  3. Frogs can live up to 10 years in the wild
  4. Frogs have sticky tongues
  5. Frogs sleep with their eyes open
  6. Frogs don’t have to drink – they can absorb water through their skin
  7. A frog’s call can be heard up to a mile away
  8. Female frogs are mainly silent – it’s the male that mainly croaks
  9. Frogs can breathe through their skin and live up to several months underwater
  10. Tadpoles have teeth
  11. One clump of frogspawn can contain up to 4000 eggs
  12. Some frogs eat their babies.

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