Friday, May 30, 2008

Random facts about frogs

Frogs can launch themselves over 20 times their own length!

The biggest kind of frog is the Goliath frog. Their bodies can reach about a foot long and their legs are at least that long!

Frogs don’t drink water they absorb it through their skin.

Neither frogs nor toads will give you warts. That is just a myth.

Did you know that only the male frog croaks?

Most frogs will starve before they eat a dead insect.

A mother frog can lay thousands of eggs at one time.

Scientists have found frogs fossils that date back to the Jurassic period over 140 million years ago! That's a long time!


Grandma said...

You are up early today :) Interesting facts about frogs! See you on Sunday...Grandma

The Hubbs said...

I can attest to the dead insect thing. Our frogs don't even like meal worms because there isn't a challenge in catching them.

Pops said...

Why did I get warts on fingers when I was 10 in not from my pet frog? LYT!

carole said...

wow... thanks for my lesson of the day! great job daisy

Hazel said...

ha ha.