Fabulous Frog Facts
Frog Hollow Campground/RV Park
FROGS IN THE ENVIRONMENT ARE A TRUE SIGN OF A
The smallest frog in the world is from Cuba, and is only 1/2"; long. The largest frog
There are over 4800 species of frogs in the world, though only 300 species in the
US and Canada. They are all over the world, except for Antarctica .
Because frogs have eyes and nostrils that are on the tops of their heads, they can
see and breathe while the rest of the body is under water. Adult frogs breathe with
lungs, but also absorb oxygen through their skin.
Frogs have teeth.
Frogs have smooth skin, and long legs to help them leap. Toads have drier warty
skin and short legs, and they move by crawling or hopping rather than by leaping.
Technically, though, toads are just a type of frog
Toads can be poisonous if badly frightened or injured.
Toads do NOT cause warts.
Vulnerable - 10% probability of extinction within 100 years
- population loss or predicted loss of 20% over a 10 year
period and may have less than 10,000 mature
individuals in the wild.
Endangered - 20% probability of extinction within the next
20 years - population loss or predicted loss of 50% over a
10 year period and may have less than 2,500 mature
individuals in the wild
Critically endangered - 50% probability of extinction within
the next 10 years - population loss or predicted loss of
80% over the next 10 year period and may have less than
250 mature individuals in the wild.
THREAT OF EXTINCTION LEVELS: