Inclined2Learn | Level I/J: Frogs

Level I/J - Passage One Out of Fifteen

Frogs can breathe both in water and on land. When they are underwater, they breathe through their skin.

Frogs lay their eggs in the water. Pollywogs hatch from the eggs. When they first hatch, pollywogs have tails and look a lot like tiny fish. As they get bigger, they grow legs and their tails disappear.

Frogs eat insects, spiders and worms. Frogs only like to eat animals that are alive.

Many frogs are green, but they can also be other colors. Tree frogs can be red, blue or yellow. Most frogs have smooth skin.

Toads are a type of frog. Most toads are gray or brown. Unlike other frogs, most toads have bumpy skin.

Some frogs, such as the Little Grass frog, are less than an inch long. Other frogs can be very large. The Goliath frog is the largest frog in the world. It can grow up to 13 inches long and can weigh as much as 8 pounds.

Many snakes eat frogs. Little frogs jump as far as they can to try to get away from snakes. The Goliath frog is so big that it can eat little snakes. Little snakes slither away from the Goliath frog as fast as they can!

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