Show your readers what creatures live in the vast amphibian kingdom. This book provides an overview of the amphibian class and related groups within the class, including behavior, life cycle, communication, conservation, and habitats. How scientists classify organisms is explained before the book goes on to examine the orders and their characteristics. Classification keys and Amazing Facts are used throughout.
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Amazing facts Amphibian Behavior Amphibian Orders amphibian species amphibians live animals Anura aquatic backbone breathe breeding season brightly colored underside Bujo burrow caecilians California newts cane toad carnivores centimeters Chicago class Amphibia Classification key CLASS crested newt croaking Cryptobranchoidea Cycle Darwin's frog develop embryo example external gills extinct FAMILIES SPECIES feed female lays fertilized fire salamander fish fossil frog or toad frog's frogs and toads front limbs genus giant salamanders grouped habitats hatch hind limbs inches insects interbreed jelly key CLASS ORDER Kingdom larvae lay their eggs leap legs live in water live on land look lungs Male frogs moist skin mole salamanders mouth mucus newts and salamanders order Anura poison frog ponds to breed predators prey protected Raintree Rana Ranidae reptiles return to water Salamandroidea Sirenoidea Sirens superfamily surface survive swim tadpoles tailed amphibians tetrapods tiny tree frogs vertebrates viviparous vocal sac water to breed webbed feet young