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What is an animal that has lungs and legs and can live in water called?
What animal do scientists think amphibians evolved from?
Lung-fish like fish
A saclike organ that takes oxygen from the air and delivers it to the blood is called a(n) _________
What does the word amphibian mean?
" double life "
Why do most amphibians live in water or damp areas?
Amphibians absorbs water through their skin
What are the two ways in which many amphibians can breathe?
Gulping air into lungs; absorb oxygen through their skin;
What characteristic of some amphibians can warn away predators?
Brightly colored skin;
An immature frog or toad that must live in the water after hatching to survive is called a(n) _________
Most amphibians change as they grow. The change from an immature form to an adult form is called ________
In which continent do most salamanders live?
Which group of modern amphibians are most like prehistoric amphibians?
How does a frogs vocal sac affect the volume of the frog's song?
It increases the volume of the song;
Because amphibians are very sensitive to environmental changes, they are sometimes called ___________
Name three reasons why amphibians are sensitive to environmental changes.
Thin skin absorbs any chemical water in the air; lungs take in chemicals from the air; body temperature is affected by climate change;
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