A frog is an amphibian that typically lives near water. They are found on every continent except for Antarctica. There are over 6700 species of frogs. They live in a wide variety of habitats including deserts rainforests and high mountains.
Frogs are adapted to living in their habitats. They have long legs for jumping and webbed feet for swimming. Some frogs can even change their color to match their surroundings. Frogs absorb water and oxygen through their skin.
Most frogs lay their eggs in water. The eggs hatch into tadpoles which grow into frogs. Some species of frog give birth to live young.
Frogs are a popular food source in many parts of the world. They are also used in traditional medicines. Some frog species are endangered due to habitat loss pollution and disease.
What is the primary habitat of a frog?
Most frogs live in moist environments near bodies of water.