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 amphibian.

Skin: adult amphibian 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 skin is used for exchange of gases.

Cold blooded:  they are cold blooded animals.


  • Frogs
  • Toads
  • Salamanders


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