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 »

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 »

Animals with backbones are called vertebrates, and all vertebrates have a well-developed brain and a living endoskeleton, among other things. An endoskeleton is one that is made from bone or cartilage and grows and survi... More »

All vertebrates, including frogs, are animals with backbones. Frogs have many biological features in common with other members of the subphylum Vertebrata, a taxonomic grouping that also includes fish, birds and human be... More »

In frogs and all vertebrates, the function of the pancreas is to produce endocrine hormones and digestive enzymes. The pancreas produces insulin, somatostatin and pancreatic polypeptides for the endocrine system, as well... More »

A frog's skeleton is divided into four major sections: the skull, the spine, the forelegs and the legs. While a frog's arms and legs are similar to those of a human, its skull and spine are markedly different. More »

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 »