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Animals | Wild Animals | Amphibians

Amphibians are cold-blooded animals that usually split their time between using their lungs on land and breathing with gills underwater. Learn about the three groups of amphibians which include frogs and toads, newts and salamanders and caecilians.

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Do toads cause warts?

Do toads cause warts? The wart-like bumps protruding from their backs may give some that impression, but nothing could be further from the truth.


Tiger Salamander

The Tiger Salamander is a cool creature. Learn about the tiger salamander. See more »

Cane Toad  Facts, Pictures

Cane Toad Facts, Pictures

The cane toad is native to Central and South America, and an invasive species in Australia. It was introduced to Australia in 1935 to protect crops against cane beetles. See more »

How to Identify Amphibians

How to Identify Amphibians

Do you know how to identify amphibians? Find out how to identify amphibians in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ultimate Frog Quiz

The Ultimate Frog Quiz

A frog is not usually a well-loved creature, but how frogs work can be interesting. Take this quiz to learn more about the frog. See more »

The Ultimate Frogs and Warts Quiz

The Ultimate Frogs and Warts Quiz

An old wives' tale states that toads cause warts. Take this quiz to see whether scientific research finds that toads cause warts. See more »

Do toads cause warts?

Do toads cause warts?

Do toads cause warts? The wart-like bumps protruding from their backs may give some that impression. Learn if toads cause warts. See more »

How can salamanders regrow body parts?

How can salamanders regrow body parts?

A salamander can regrow body parts -- and scientists are studying it to figure out how humans can. Learn how a salamander can regrow body parts. See more »

Are there really hallucinogenic frogs?

Are there really hallucinogenic frogs?

'Hallucinogenic frogs' excrete a toxic substance that has psychoactive qualities. Learn how hallucinogenic frogs can get you high or possibly kill you. See more »

Amphibian Pictures

Amphibian Pictures

Amphibians are a diverse and unique group of animals. In this collection of Amphibian pictures, you'll find toads, frogs, caecilians, newts and more. See more »

How Frogs Work

How Frogs Work

Frogs come in all shapes and sizes and some of them are highly toxic, like poison dart frogs. Learn about frogs and check out pictures of frogs in this article. See more »