Frogs Sentence Examples
Frogs of many kinds are plentiful, the brilliant green frogs being especially conspicuous and noisy.
There are snakes and small lizards, but no frogs or toads.
It is stated to live usually in pairs, and to eat rats, birds, frogs, white ants and various insects, and in the north of India it is accused of digging out dead bodies, and several of the native names mean "grave-digger."
Among the inoffensive species are counted the graceful green "tree snake," which pursues frogs, birds and lizards to the topmost branches of the forest; also several species of pythons, the commonest of which is known as the carpet snake.
Salamanders, toads and frogs are numerous, and crocodiles abound.Advertisement
The Reptilia include countless numbers of alligators in the Guayas and its tributaries and in the tide-water channels of many of the smaller rivers; many species of lizards, of which Mr Whymper found three in the Quito basin; snakes of every description from the huge anaconda of the Amazon region down to the beautifully marked coral snake; and a great variety of frogs and toads.
Frogs occur in great variety.
Rats, frogs and bats form actually the only animal life in the caves, but a great number of antediluvian animal bones have been found here, as well as human bones and numerous remains of prehistoric human settlements.
The chief foes of Indra are Vrittra and Ahi, serpents which swallow up the waters, precisely as frogs do in Australian and Californian and Andaman myths.
Some are said occasionally to resort to berries and other fruit for food, but as a rule they are carnivorous, feeding chiefly on birds and their eggs, small mammals, as squirrels, hares, rabbits and moles, but chiefly mice of various kinds, and occasionally snakes, lizards and frogs.Advertisement
Frogs and toads are represented by scores of species, some of which, e.g.
This may be also true of some of those instances that have occurred among frogs, in Proteus, and with an axolotl once possessed by the present writer.
While frogs may be harmless, there will always be the risk of encountering a few snakes as well.
It grows rarely to a length of 4 ft.; it never bites, and feeds chiefly on frogs, toads and fishes, but mice are never taken.
The arboreal life of the tropical forests has developed the treeclimbing habit among snakes as well as among frogs and toads, and also the habit of mimicry, their colour being in harmony with the foliage or bark of the trees which form their " hunting-grounds."Advertisement
During the reign of Peisistratus he is said to have visited Athens, on which occasion he related the fable of The Frogs asking for a King, to dissuade the citizens from attempting to exchange Peisistratus for another ruler.
It is nowhere abundant, but is found over the northern parts of Europe and Asia, and is a quiet, inoffensive animal, nocturnal and solitary in its habits, sleeping by day in its burrow, and issuing forth at night to feed on roots, beech-mast, fruits, the eggs of birds, small quadrupeds, frogs and insects.
Squirrels, flying-squirrels, porcupines, civet-cats, rats, bats, flying-foxes and lizards are found in great variety; snakes of various kinds, from the boa-constrictor downward, are abundant, while the forests swarm with tree-leeches, and the marshes with horse-leeches and frogs.
Many of the works once attributed to him are lost; those which remain are the two great epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, thirty-three Hymns, a mock epic (the Battle of the Frogs and Mice), and some pieces of a few lines each (the so-called Epigrams).
Galvani had made in 1790 his historic observations on the muscular contraction produced in the bodies of recently killed frogs when an electrical machine was being worked in the same room, and described them in 1791 (De viribus electricitatis in motu musculari commentarius, Bologna, 1791).Advertisement
Lizards are numerous, and as well as frogs are found at all elevations from the plains to the upper Himalayan valleys, and even extend to Tibet.
So far as these are an article of general commerce, they come, like frogs, terrapin and turtles, mainly from the counties of the embayment region.
The tree-frogs, Hylidae, with which the arboreal Ranidae were formerly grouped, show in their anatomical structure a close resemblance to the toads, Bufonidae, and are therefore placed far away from the true frogs, however great the superficial resemblance between them.
Some frogs grow to a large size.
Frogs and toads occur wherever insect food is procurable, and their distribution is a world-wide one, with the exception of many islands.Advertisement
The larynx, which is rudimentary in most of the Caudata and in the Apoda, is highly developed in the Ecaudata, and becomes the instrument of the powerful voice with which many of the frogs and toads are provided.
Although there is much similarity between the Apoda of Africa and of South America, one genus being even common to both parts of the world, the frogs are extremely different, apart from the numerous representatives of the widely distributed genus Bufo.
Frogs also hibernate from october for around 3-5 months.
You come in to the odor of night-blooming jasmine and perhaps the song of the frogs?
Although your prince charming may be an e-mail away, you may also encounter a lot of frogs.
Kids and grown-ups try to jump frogs into a pond, fish for letters, spin reels to build a shape and roll dice for virtual snacks.
The others for the most part frequent the rice-fields and live upon frogs.
The generic name of Trypanosoma was conferred by Gruby in 1843 upon the wellknown parasite of frogs.
This is succeeded by a plague of frogs.
This plan of structure, apparently evolved out of the rhachitomous type by suppression of the pleurocentra and the downward extension of the neural arch, leads to that characteristic of frogs in which, as development shows, the vertebra is formed wholly or for the greater part by the neural arch (14).
The former type is exemplified by the toads and the lower Ecaudata, whilst the latter is characteristic of the true frogs (Ranidae), although when quite young these batrachians present a condition similar to that which persists throughout life in their lower relatives.
The green and blue, so frequent in frogs and newts, are merely subjective colours, due to interference.
In some of the discoglossid frogs, however, the seminal duct is quite independent of the kidney, which has its own canal, or true ureter.
In some species of the South American frogs of the genus Leptodactylus the breast and hands are armed with very large spines, which inflict deep wounds on the female held in embrace.
The methods of research are essentially those employed by physiologists, the action of substances being studied in the usual way on bacteria, leucocytes, frogs, rabbits and other animals.
The lush growth provides a safe nursery for developing amphibians including toads, frogs and smooth newts.
No native amphibians are known and any frogs, newts or toads found have been introduced.
This area also allows small amphibians such as frogs and toads to enter the pond easily.
It represented an important breeding ground for frogs and was a definite feeding ground for owls and bats.
Australian researchers have already repaired torn cartilage on the knees of 10 sheep with this natural glue, which frogs use to trap insects.
Whilst male frogs make a quiet, low-pitched call during the breeding season, toads make a louder, higher croak.
Hunters tipped their darts with a potent plant poison called curare or with poison from certain species of frogs.
These small brown frogs are related to the brightly colored poison dart frogs.
The frogs, you see, are under pressure, and not just from the weight of central diktats.
Tall reeds fringe open water where frogs and toads spawn in the spring.
The boat - grounded in the shallows collects water-plants croaking frogs pale fish.
Try kissing several frogs but never, ever settle for a toad.
After spawning the adult frogs disperse into the surrounding countryside.
A short walk brings us to Red frog Beach to see the tiny poisonous red frogs.
Arrow poison frogs pursue the most devoted of family lives high in the boughs.
Slimy Creatures Discover how snails get around, how poison arrow frogs protect themselves and how amphibians breathe.
They are mainly insectivorous but will tackle scorpions, frogs, lizards and even small birds.
In principle, a person could be magnetically levitated too like frogs, we are mostly water.
Where else, for example, would you encounter the witty put-down of unruly audiences that opens Frogs?
Toads are not slimy or warty and do not jump like frogs.
Under the weed suppression fabric by the entrance to the drive at the edge of the heather bed, three frogs are huddling together.
The adults prey on small animals such as frogs and will also enter water to catch tadpoles, newts and even small fish.
In the wild, pink Chilean tarantulas kill prey such as toads, frogs and mice painlessly.
Water is a great attraction for native fauna and flora, including toads, frogs, dragonflies and damselflies.
Mr twit puts frogs in his wife's bed while Mrs Twit cooks up worms in his spaghetti.
Seeing a group of hamsters dressed up as zebras, frogs and lions is quite amusing and a bit zany.
Among the inoffensive species are counted the graceful green " tree snake," which pursues frogs, birds and lizards to the topmost branches of the forest; also several species of pythons, the commonest of which is known as the carpet snake.
The phytophagous species are attached to various parts of plants, dead or alive; and the carnivorous in like manner feed on dead or living flesh, or its products, many larvae being parasitic on living animals of various classes (in Australia the larva of a species of Muscidae is even a parasite of frogs), especially the caterpillars of Lepidoptera, which are destroyed in great numbers by Tachininae.
Malpighi's demonstration of the blood capillaries in 1668, and six years later he gave the first accurate description of the red blood corpuscles, which he found to be circular in man but oval in frogs and fishes.
This means that the ants are forced to subsist entirely on a diet of frogs.
In some amphibians, such as frogs and toads, the tadpole 's tail is eventually lost by being absorbed into the body.
Mr Twit puts frogs in his wife 's bed while Mrs Twit cooks up worms in his spaghetti.
Puppies, bears, Disney characters, balloons, clowns, frogs, turtles, fish, and many other themes will look adorable in any baby's room.
Design a mural of a misty pond including frogs and large goldfish, majestic trees, sunshine, clouds, big lily pads and ferns growing along the water's edge.
Or fill your bathtub surround with images of frogs, fish and lily pads.
These cakes can be done in a variety of shapes, like ducks, cars, or even frogs for fairytale themed weddings.
Some of the pots even have pandas or frogs on them.
Perhaps she had to kiss quite a few frogs before finding her true prince, or maybe he searched far and wide to find the princess of his dreams.
If so, consider more whimsical, fun patterns that feature creatures, such as toucans, fish, turtles, frogs, dolphins, whales, and even monkeys.
When you're considering different types of figures to make for cake decorating, frogs are one of the most fun and creative options.
You can use tiny fondant frogs to adorn cupcakes, bake a cake in the shape of a frog, or prepare a sheet cake and decorate it with a frog design.
When you're cake decorating, frogs can also be formed from the shapes of the cakes you create.
Tiny frogs for cake decorating can be made from fondant or colored marzipan, then dried and placed on a cake as a finishing touch.
You can also pipe a series of small frogs on top cupcakes that are frosted with buttercream or fondant.
Frogs are some of the most popular animals among both kids and adults, so knowing how to make a frog cake can be a useful piece of knowledge to have on hand.
Little, edible frogs are very successful as cake toppers.
Shape the green fondant into little frogs, using a toothpick and edible paint to add necessary details.
Let the frogs dry at room temperature for several days, and use them to top cakes or cupcakes.
To minimize the work involved, make just one or two fondant frogs and decorate the remaining cupcakes in a set of a dozen with fondant lily pads, pond grass, flies, or other pond imagery.
Their extensive line of raincoats, rain boots and umbrellas, feature adorable animal designs, including ladybugs, fish, butterflies and frogs.
They are lightly fitted, usually A-line cuts and double breasted, fastening either with large buttons, frogs or toggles.
It is wool, double breasted and fastens with frogs, with contrasting trim on the collar, cuffs and pockets.
You can also put a smile on your toddler's face with animal-themed raincoats, including ducks, frogs, ladybugs, birds, dragonflies and more.
There are even tree frogs, the Puerto Rican mascot "Cocquis", to help you with your game.
Other animals to consider for your water garden might be birds, frogs, newts or turtles.
Samples of wizard treats, including butterbeer, sugar quills, pumpkin pasties, chocolate frogs, and other popular snacks.
Enjoy the Gorilla Swing, elephant slide, and Tipping Tree Frogs.
The frog choir is one such popular show featuring Hogwarts students with their frogs and singing for the crowd.
Most do not require a lot of skill with origami and some do leap better than other frogs do.
Designs for these frogs range from very easy to very complex.
The popularity of frog origami around the world may have its origins in the characteristics attributed to frogs in Japanese animal symbolism.
Frogs are symbols of good luck, especially for travelers.
Origami frogs can be made from traditional square origami paper and from rectangular dollar bills.
It is also possible to user heavier paper, such as scrapbook paper, for larger frogs.
Jumping or hopping frogs may require fairly dense paper to achieve the appropriate springiness.
Origami frogs can be green, but they are also attractive in a variety of earth tones and in bright colors, as well as in prints.
Spotted and textured papers are also suitable for frogs.
Origami frogs can be pinned to bulletin boards, placed on the refrigerator with a magnet glued to its underside, or can adorn a gift box.
If you would like to display your frogs in a natural setting, create a pond with aluminum foil wrapped around a round or oval cardboard form.
Place contrasting colored frogs on the lily pads.
Origami frogs are fun to make, and the leaping origami frogs make a great group toy.
You'll have to kiss a lot of frogs under fluorescent lights before you find the one.
Studying frogs, he first thought the amphibians were such good swimmers because of their long legs, but it didn't take him long to realize that it was actually their webbed feet that made frogs so graceful and quick in the water.
Your little ecosystem will attract frogs and other insect-eaters to keep things balanced.
Both frogs sparkle and shine "magically" thanks to velvety sequined fabric.
From the traditional teddy bear, to even frogs and monkeys, there is a stuffed animal for every age group and personality type.
Frogs, cats, dogs, horses, monkeys, bears, and dragons are just a few examples.
Cuddly monkeys and frogs are also a part of this product line, as well as the more traditional teddy bear in a variety of colors.
Although this article advises staying away from trendy items, sometimes you have a child who is crazy about lions or frogs and you want an item to reflect and encourage that individuality.
From a symbol of transformation to one of good luck, tree frogs can make excellent tattoo designs.
Tree frogs in nature use their slightly sticky toes to gently adhere themselves to the trees they inhabit.
Tree frogs were chirping so abundantly that they sounded like crickets.
He was educated privately and was so precocious a boy as to translate a Latin version of the Battle of the Frogs and Mice into French in 1796, which was published by his father in 1797.
Such were the Orpheotelestae or Metragyrtae, wandering priests who went round the country with an ass carrying the sacred properties (Aristophanes, Frogs, 159) and a bundle of sacred books.
Flies and frogs were also complained of, and Sidonius, writing in the 5th century, complains bitterly of the "feculent gruel" (cloacalis puts) which filled the canals of the city, and gave forth fetid odours when stirred by the poles of the bargemen.
Shrimps, frogs (of great commercial importance), terrapin, clams and oysters are common.
In addition Cuvier accepts the Linnaean subdivisions of Amphibia-Reptilia for the tortoises, lizards (including crocodiles), salamanders and frogs; and Amphibia-Serpentes for the snakes, apodal lizards and Caeciliae.
They feed on fish, frogs and other aquatic animals, and are innocuous and viviparous.
This thought begins to appear in literature in the end of the 5th century B.C., when Aristophanes (Frogs, 186) speaks of the plain of Lethe.
Christians are like a council of frogs in a marsh or a synod of worms on a dunghill, croaking and squeaking, "For our sakes was the world created."
Scorpions and tarantulas are numerous, and lizards, frogs, beetles, ants, butterflies, moths and flies are abundant.
Mice, rats, water-rats and moles, as well as frogs, constitute its principal food.
Many have the power of changing colour, a faculty which they share only with various frogs, toads and fishes.
There are various peculiar species of frogs, lizards and snakes, including the great frog Rana Guppyi, from 2 to 3 lb in weight.
Zukal has considered that the lichen acids protect the lichen from the attacks of animals; the experiments of Zopf, however, have cast doubt on this; certainly lichens containing very bitter acids are eaten by mites though some of the acids appear to be poisonous to frogs.
In addition to frogs, Germany has few varieties of Amphibia.
The swarms of flies and insects, which next appear, are the natural outcome of the decaying masses of frogs, and these, in turn, would form a natural medium for the spread of cattle disease.
The frogs are partly Eurasian, partly Indian; and the same may be said of the fish, but they are as yet most imperfectly known.
It may also be noticed that in mammals and birds which hop on two legs, such as jerboas, kangaroos, thrushes and finches, the proportionate length of the thigh-bone or femur to the tibia and foot (metatarsus and toes) is constant, being 2 to 5; in animals, on the other hand, such as hares, horses and frogs, which use all four feet, the corresponding lengths are 4 to 7.
Large toads and frogs are common, as are scorpions, tarantula spiders, butterflies, hornets and stinging ants.
The Muses carried off the second prize in 405, Aristophanes being first with the Frogs, in which he accuses Phrynichus of employing vulgar tricks to raise a laugh, of plagiarism and bad versification.
The withers may be moderately high and thin; the chest well developed, but not too wide or deep; the shoulder should lie well on the chest, and be oblique and well covered with muscle, so as to reduce concussion in galloping; the upper and lower arms should be long and muscular; the knees broad and strong; legs short, flat and broad; fetlock joints large; pasterns strong and of moderate length; the feet should be moderately large, with the heels open and frogs sound - with no signs of contraction.
There are also a clean race of frogs and tortoises, and a few mussels in it; muskrats and minks leave their traces about it, and occasionally a travelling mud-turtle visits it.
Give your tree frog lots of bright color and rich detail; many tree frogs are vivid in color with red or orange toes and lush, green bodies.
Tree frogs are not large, so the tattoo shouldn't be overly large either.
Kids love the frogs and butterflies, and the special, smaller size is perfect for a younger yogi's practice.
Quentin Blake's Ten Frogs Dix Grenouilles is a cute book that goes through the first ten numbers in French.
Among the nature sounds available are those of relaxing birds and frogs, gentle rain and crickets, beach waves, rolling thunder, and healing falls.
Plastic frogs and a few rubber rats can move the atmosphere right along.
Frogs; legs are always a hit, as well as the purple rice pudding for dessert.
Edible frogs, tree-frogs, lizards, snakes, tortoises and scorpions are found in all parts.
Down by the pond, frogs were singing their night songs and the sky was filled with bright stars.