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What"s an amphibian?

Anna Kaspar

What"s an amphibian?

by Anna Kaspar

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Published by PowerKids Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Amphibians

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Anna Kaspar
    SeriesAll about animals
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL644.2 .K376 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25328915M
    ISBN 109781448861385, 9781448862344, 9781448862351
    LC Control Number2011020459

    The name reptile, refers to creeping or crawling animals. The name amphibian refers to dual modes of existence. For example, frogs are like secret agents looking like a fish in their early life and then grow legs as they become adults. At one time, reptiles and amphibians were zoologically classified as reptiles due to their many similarities.   An amphibian species may become the prey of the introduced species. Alternatively, the introduced species may compete for the same resources required by the native amphibian. It is also possible for introduced species to form hybrids with native species, and so reduce the prevalence of the native amphibian within the resulting gene pool.

    29 Differences Between the “Jurassic Park” Book and Movie Decem John Movies Comments Off on 29 Differences Between the “Jurassic Park” Book and Movie Jurassic Park is a American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton.   The Ecology and Behavior of Amphibians aims to fill this gap in the literature on this remarkable taxon. It is a celebration of the diversity of amphibian life and the ecological and behavioral adaptations that have made it a successful component of 5/5(4).

    When an amphibian hatches, it initially emerges in the form or a tadpole, an aquatic larva which breathes through gills. Tadpoles cannot survive out of . Amphibian definition: Amphibians are animals such as frogs and toads that can live both on land and in water. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.


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What"s an amphibian? by Anna Kaspar Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book ends with a brief description of what they eat and how long they have been around according to fossil record. I think this book is age appropriate for first graders. It gives a taste of what amphibians are, and is a great launching pad for discussion and further exploration.

I received this e-book for free in exchange for my honest review/5(). out of 5 stars A great amphibian book for a 7 year old just learning about amphibians. Reviewed in the United States on May 7, Verified Purchase. This book was given to a 7 year old who was captivated by it. Could read some of the small descriptions of different amphibians.

Held it and took it everywhere/5(16). The word "amphibian" means two-lives, one in the water and one on land. Amphibians are Cold-blooded Like fish and reptiles, amphibians are cold-blooded.

This means their bodies don't automatically regulate their temperature. They must cool off and warm up by using their surroundings.

Growing up from Egg to Adult Whats an amphibian? book amphibians hatch from eggs. Amphibian Man (rus. Человек-амфибия) is a science fiction adventure novel by the Soviet Russian writer Alexander Beliaev.

It was published in Plot Similar to other works by Beliaev, the book investigates the possibilities of physical survival under extreme conditions, as well as the moral Whats an amphibian? book of scientific Author: Alexander Belayev. An amphibian is a vertebrate (an animal with a backbone).

Amphibians are cold-blooded, which means that their body temperature changes with their surroundings.

They spend part of their lives in water (breathing with gills) and part of their lives on land (breathing with lungs). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The Amphibian is a great book. The writing is not needlessly complex like so many modern novels these days, and the plot is simple. It tells the story of a young man who due to some unfortunate instances is more comfortable living underwater than on land.

Along the way some unscrupulous people try to take advantage of him, and how he handles it/5. A fascinating world of scientific wonders, the amphibian species is full of unusual and extreme adaptations and is home to numerous unsolved mysteries.

"Amphibians" is your guide to these intriguing and diverse creatures. Often misunderstood, this species which includes frogs, toads, salamanders and newts, surpasses all other vertebrate species in survival and reproduction.

amphibian (ăm-fĭb′ē-ən) n. Any of various cold-blooded, usually smooth-skinned vertebrates of the class Amphibia, characteristically hatching as an aquatic larva with gills and then transforming into an adult having air-breathing lungs.

Frogs, toads, salamanders, and caecilians are amphibians. An animal capable of living both on land. Amphibians also have special skin glands that produce useful proteins. Some transport water, oxygen, and carbon dioxide either into or out of the animal.

Others fight bacteria or. Though hopping frogs are probably the most familiar amphibians, this important class also includes salamanders, newts, and toads. Young readers will marvel at how amphibians grow from gilled water-dwellers to air-breathers, many of which live on land.

The book's brilliant photographs are sure to delight readers of all ages. Get this from a library. What's an amphibian. = Qué es un anfibio?. [Anna Kaspar; Eduardo Alamán] -- Young readers will marvel at how amphibians grow from gilled water-dwellers to air-breathers, many of which live on land.

The book's brilliant photographs are. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Wildlife: Reptiles & Amphibians Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Amphibious definition, living or able to live both on land and in water; belonging to both land and water.

See more. Amphibians and reptiles are both classes of living things that are cold-blooded and have backbones. Amphibians begin life in water and later mature on land. They are cold-blooded vertebrates, consisting mainly of frogs, toads, and salamanders.

Amphibians begin life breathing water through gills, and grow to breathe air through lungs. The word "amphibian" is derived from the Ancient Greek term ἀμφίβιος (amphíbios), which means "both kinds of life", ἀμφί meaning "of both kinds" and βιος meaning "life".

The term was initially used as a general adjective for animals that could live on land or in water, including seals and otters. Traditionally, the class Amphibia includes all tetrapod vertebrates that are Clade: Batrachomorpha. Amphibian Biology Resources. Find info on a particular species by searching our species database.

To view a list of all amphibians in our database, see the species lists. Salamander Resources; -- Information on captive maintenance and breeding of salamanders Amphibian Feeding Videos by Stephen Deban Caecilian Resources.

What is the opposite of amphibian. Need antonyms for amphibian. Here's a list of opposite words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun Opposite of any four-legged vertebrate that does not have amniotic eggs, living both on land and in water. land animal. terrestrial animal. Amphibian, any of roughly 8, vertebrate species known by their ability to exploit both aquatic and terrestrial habitats.

The name amphibian, derived from the Greek word meaning ‘living a double life,’ reflects this dual life strategy, but some species are permanent land dwellers, and others are completely aquatic.

Herpetology (from Greek ἑρπετόν herpetón, meaning "reptile" or "creeping animal") is the branch of zoology concerned with the study of amphibians (including frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, and caecilians (gymnophiona)) and reptiles (including snakes, lizards, amphisbaenids, turtles, terrapins, tortoises, crocodilians, and the tuataras).

Birds, which are cladistically included within. End of story. I honestly hated putting it down. It isn't a reptile husbandry book, or a species account. It's an in-depth non-fiction story that chronicles the astounding and often illegal events surrounding Mike Van Nostrand (and his father) as they run Strictly Reptiles, the largest reptile and amphibian import-export business in the United.Book Awards Book Club Selections Books by Author Books by Series Coming Soon Kids' Books New Releases Teens' Books This Month's Biggest New Releases Subjects Biography Business Cookbooks, Food & Wine Current Affairs & Politics Diet, Health & Fitness Fiction Graphic Novels & Comics History Mystery & Crime Religion Romance Sci-Fi & Fantasy Self.An amphibian is a class of animals that live their lives both in and out of water.

There are three orders within this class, the most common of which includes frogs and toads.