Biology

Characteristics of amphibian

characteristics of amphibian
characteristics of amphibian

Characteristics of amphibian

Habitat:  during their early life they live in water. Later in adult life, they live in water as well as on land. For this reason, they are called amphibians.

Skin: adult amphibians have a naked scale lees, thin, moist, and slimy skin.

Limbs: they have four limbs with clawless fingers.

Respiration:    breathing in early stages occurs through gills. In adult stages, gills are replaced by lungs. In water, the skin is used for the exchange of gases.

Cold-blooded:  they are cold-blooded animals.

Examples

  • Frogs
  • Toads
  • Salamanders

 

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