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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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Tiger Salamander

This guide will provide cool facts about the tiger salamander including information about its habitat, behaviors and conservation status.


Reversible Saliva Lets Frog Switch Between Sticking Prey and Swallowing

Frog tongues are way more versatile than human tongues. Learn more about frog tongues from HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

Some Salamanders Will Travel Incredible Distances to Mate

Why do some salamanders travel for miles for sex? Learn more about salamander mating in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

Frog Romance Just Got a Little More Interesting

What is the new frog mating position discovered? Learn more about the dorsal straddle frog mating position in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

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

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

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

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?

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?

'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

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 »