Frogs and Toads: Difference Between Frogs and Toads, Locomotion

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Difference between Frogs and Toads

Frogs and Toads Difference

Frog

Toad

Frogs rarely crawls.

Toads mostly crawls

Frogs have smooth and moist skin.

Toads have comparatively drier skin and it is bumpy.

Frogs live in, or nearby water their whole life.

They are much more adapted to living on dry land.

They have longer legged and can jump higher than the toads.

They have shorter legs.

They possess webbed feet to suit their semi-aquatic nature.

They do not possess webbed feet.

Frogs are usually lean and slender in appearance.

Toads are stubby and shorter than frogs.

Eggs are laid in clusters.

The eggs are laid in long chains.

Lower Classification of Frogs

Pond Frogs, Glass Frogs, South American horned frogs, Poison dart frogs, African dwarf frogs, Tree frogs, True frogs, Tomato frogs, Kaloula, Breviceps, Ghost frogs, etc.

Representative Species of Toads

Cane toad, Common toad, American toad, European green toad, Colorado River toad, Golden toad, Western toad, Fowler’s toad, etc.

FAQs

Q 1. List out the difference between frogs and toads.

Answer:

  • Frogs also usually have moist slimy skin whereas toads have dry bumpy skin.

  • The eggs of frogs are found in mass whereas the eggs of toads are found in a chain.

Q 2. Who possess longer legs and can jump higher?

Answer:

Frogs have longer legged and can jump higher than the toads.

Q 3. Frogs or Toads who are much more adapted to living on dry land?

Answer:

Toads are much more adapted to living on dry land.

Q 4. In what way the webbed feet possess by the frogs is useful?

Answer:

Frogs possess webbed feet to suit their semi-aquatic nature.