All amphibians are vertebrates, which means they have backbones. The other traits all amphibians share are a life cycle in which part of the animals life is spent on land and part in the water, permeable skin without sca... More »

All species of birds have backbones because birds are vertebrates. The animal kingdom can be organized by grouping classes of organisms together based on key physical characteristics. Whether or not an organism has a bac... More »

Amphibians are cold-blooded vertebrates. They have a backbone, and they maintain their body temperature through external means, such as laying in the sun. Amphibians spend part of their lives on water and part of their l... More »

Amphibians are cold-blooded vertebrates. They have a backbone, and they maintain their body temperature through external means, such as laying in the sun. Amphibians spend part of their lives on water and part of their l... More »

Some general characteristics of amphibians are that they are cold blooded and spend at least part of their lives in water. Unlike reptiles, they lack claws and their smooth, moist skin is free of scales. Amphibians also ... More »

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Adult amphibians are meat-eaters, and they prey on a variety of insects, worms, slugs, water snails and even small mice. As tadpoles, amphibians are herbivores that feed mostly on moss and other plants found on nearby ro... More »

Red-spotted newts eat insects, worms, leeches and mollusks, as well as the young and eggs of some other amphibians. In captivity, red-spotted newts have been known to eat meat. More »

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