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Lab Animal-Amphibians

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Skin glands
mucous and glandular
Mucous Gland
keep skin surface moist to allow respiration through the skin puts the animal at risk for desiccation
Glandular Gland
Secrete toxins and function primarily for defense
Adults
carnivores
Tadpoles
Herbivores
Heart
3 chambered
Gas exchange
occurs both at alveoli and through the skin
Ectotherms
require external heat source
Newts and Grass Frogs
Housed in groups of 10-15, wet and dry areas in cage
Xenopus Frogs
Housed single or in breeding groups,