Lizards and toads are conspicuous in the more desert areas.
Some of the poison-secreting glands attain a greater complication of structure and are remarkable for their large size, such as the so called "parotoid" glands on the back of the head in toads and salamanders.
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.
of which (toads, for instance) are entirely Ivc, Inferior vena edentulous.
Every bayou contains alligators; and reptiles of various species, such as turtles, lizards, horned toads, rattlesnakes and moccasins are abundant.
Although toad-like it is not really related to the toads proper, but belongs to the family Discoglossidae, characterized by a circular, adherent tongue, teeth in the upper jaw and on the palate, short but distinct ribs on the anterior vertebrae, and convex-concave vertebrae.
Frogs and toads occur wherever insect food is procurable, and their distribution is a world-wide one, with the exception of many islands.
Frogs and toads are represented by scores of species, some of which, e.g.
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.
Salamanders, toads and frogs are numerous, and crocodiles abound.
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."
There are snakes and small lizards, but no frogs or toads.
Chameleons, lizards and iguanas abound, as do frogs and toads.
Large toads and frogs are common, as are scorpions, tarantula spiders, butterflies, hornets and stinging ants.
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.
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.
The curious horned frog of the Solomon Islands, Ceratobatrachus guentheri, which can hardly be separated from the Ranidae, has teeth in the lower jaw in both sexes, whilst a few forms, such as Dendrobates and Cardioglossa, which on this account have been placed in a distinct family, have no teeth at all, as in toads.
- Frogs and toads.
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.
The toads live in underground burrows and make electronic bleeps audible from a distance of 30 meters.
On the way Limpy thinks if a cane toad became a mascot then maybe the humans would stop killing cane toad became a mascot then maybe the humans would stop killing cane toads.
Whilst male frogs make a quiet, low-pitched call during the breeding season, toads make a louder, higher croak.
frogs croak from the pond and ditches, where they breed alongside toads.
Tall reeds fringe open water where frogs and toads spawn in the spring.
inches in diameter through which the toads can fall.
Toads, lizards, and tiger salamanders use the burrows to escape from drying winds.
Large Victorian mansions frame Beddington Park, while the rest of the town offers mid-war semis and terraces in neat tree lined toads.
Toads are not slimy or warty and do not jump like frogs.
In the wild, pink Chilean tarantulas kill prey such as toads, frogs and mice painlessly.
An absolute must is a good powerful flashlight to enable you to find the toads.
Water is a great attraction for native fauna and flora, including toads, frogs, dragonflies and damselflies.
The toads are back A rare toad is back at a former stronghold in North Wales with help from its Scouser friends.
Wouldn't you like something in your handbag to shut the little toads up?
The Croyde Amphibian Rescue Group organize toad patrols every year to prevent thousands of toad patrols every year to prevent thousands of toads being killed by traffic.
Natterjack toads breed in the fresh water pools in the sand dunes.
5) occurs commonly in the "bladder" of frogs and toads; Diplozoon on the skin of the minnow; Gyrodactylus (figs.
Lizards (tokage), frogs (kawazu or kaeru), toads (ebogayeru) and newts (imori) are plentiful, and much curiosity attaches to a giant salamander (sanslio-uwo, called also hazekai and other names according to localities), which reaches to a length of 5 ft., and (according to Rein) is closely related to the Andrias ~, ,~ 1-~
Not unless you count the toads, or siestas in a hammock.
Toads tend to spawn in deeper water forming ropes of eggs, which wind around plant stems.
In some amphibians, such as frogs and toads, the tadpole 's tail is eventually lost by being absorbed into the body.
Would n't you like something in your handbag to shut the little toads up?
The Croyde Amphibian Rescue Group organize toad patrols every year to prevent thousands of toads being killed by traffic.
Get a frog: Frogs, toads, turtles, lizards, salamanders, garter snakes and several kinds of beetles will eat slugs.
Many have the power of changing colour, a faculty which they share only with various frogs, toads and fishes.
Phrynosoma, with about a dozen species, the "horned toads" of California to Texas, and through Mexico.
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.
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