What Is the Function of the Fat Bodies in Frogs?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 3, 2020 10:02:43 AM ET
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The function of a frogs fat bodies is to assist them in producing energy so that they can survive and function during hibernation. Frogs cannot regulate their own bodies temperatures, as this is determined by how hot or cold their environment is. Without fat bodies, they wouldn't be able to survive the several months of hibernation they endure during cold seasons.