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Any member of the animal class Amphibia that are capable of both living on land and in water; includes frogs, toads, newts, salamanders and cecilians.

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Animals; Amphibians

A cold blooded animal that has moist skin and no scales. Most amphibians lay eggs in water, and their Young breathe with gills before developing lungs.


Animals; Amphibians

The axolotl , Ambystoma mexicanum, is the best known of the Mexican neotenic mole salamanders belonging to the Tiger Salamander complex.


Animals; Amphibians

A snake; A small venomous serpent of the genus Vipera. The common European adder is the Vipera (or Pelias) berus. The puff adders of Africa are species of the genus Clotho; Any of several small ...


Animals; Amphibians

A finger or toe. Reptiles and many mammals have five digits on each limb. Amphibians have four digits.

Paratoid gland

Animals; Amphibians

A gland found behind the eyes of some amphibians that secretes poison onto the surface of their skin.


Animals; Amphibians

A cold-blooded vertebrate animal of a class that comprises the frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and caecilians. They are distinguished by having an aquatic gill-breathing larval stage followed ...


Animals; Amphibians

Aquatic American salamander with two pairs of small feet.

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