Toads sentence example
Lizards and toads are conspicuous in the more desert areas.
There are snakes and small lizards, but no frogs or toads.
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 toads live in underground burrows and make electronic bleeps audible from a distance of 30 meters.
This area also allows small amphibians such as frogs and toads to enter the pond easily.Advertisement
Toads are not slimy or warty and do not jump like frogs.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.Advertisement
The Croyde Amphibian Rescue Group organize toad patrols every year to prevent thousands of toads being killed by traffic.
Every bayou contains alligators; and reptiles of various species, such as turtles, lizards, horned toads, rattlesnakes and moccasins are abundant.
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 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.
Whilst male frogs make a quiet, low-pitched call during the breeding season, toads make a louder, higher croak.Advertisement
Tall reeds fringe open water where frogs and toads spawn in the spring.
Toads, lizards, and tiger salamanders use the burrows to escape from drying winds.
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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.
Frogs and toads occur wherever insect food is procurable, and their distribution is a world-wide one, with the exception of many islands.
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.
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.
Frogs and toads are represented by scores of species, some of which, e.g.
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.
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."