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Pithed frogs have undergone the pithing procedure, which involves a needle inserted through the foramen magnum into the cranial cavity. Pithing mechanically causes disruptions within the frog's brain, and it is an approv... More »

There is no designated name for female or male frogs. However, frog offspring are normally referred to as tadpoles or polliwogs before they enter the next stage of metamorphosis. A large group of frogs is referred to as ... More »

A frog is first a tadpole and then a froglet before becoming an adult frog. It takes between 3 to 4 months for a frog to go through the complete growth cycle and become an adult frog. More »

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To dissect a frog, pin it to a tray, cut and retract the abdominal skin, remove portions of the ribcage, and pin back the abdominal muscles. This process takes about 45 minutes and requires a preserved frog, a dissecting... More »

Tree frogs can jump 7 feet, which is 50 times the length of their body. Many other frogs can jump at least 20 times their own length. However, some frogs have short hind legs and hop only short distances. More »

Yes, frogs are vertebrates and have a spine, or backbone. The skeleton of a frog is very similar to other vertebrates, such as humans, although some parts have changed to better fit the frog's lifestyle. More »

A frog's lifespan ranges from five to 16 years, depending on the species and whether the frog lives outdoors or indoors. The majority of tadpoles, the young of outdoor frogs, succumb to predators before fully metamorphos... More »