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AMPHIBIANS

What are Amphibians?

Amphibians are animals that live both in the water and on land. Like reptiles, amphibians are cold-blooded, but they have smooth, moist skin instead of scales.

Did you know?

The largest living amphibian is the Chinese Giant Salamander (Andrias davidianus) at 5 feet 11 inches long (1.8 m). The smallest known amphibian (and smallest vertebrate in the world) is Paedophryne amauenisis, a frog species from Papua New Guinea; it measures at 0.30 inches (7.7 mm) in length.
 

Amphibians on Exhibit

Blue Poison Dart Frog
 
Golfo Dulce Poison Dart Frog
 

Green and Black Poison Dart Frog

 

Hourglass Frog

 
 
 

Lemur Tree Frog

 
Panamanian Golden Frog
 
Puerto Rican Crested Toad
 
Red-Eyed Tree Frog
 
 
 


 

 
 
 
 
 
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