Learn English Grammar From A–Z
- Around 5,000 amphibian species, including frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders are thought to exist today.
- A study by Conservation International, an American organisation, found that nearly a third of frogs, toads, newts and other amphibian species were likely to disappear within 100 years.
- Some amphibians we know today include frogs, toads, newts and salamanders.
- Creating log piles may help to attract hedgehogs, and rockeries may attract frogs, newts and toads who usually spend winter on land.
- Viable woodlands are just as critical as clean waters for frogs, toads, turtles, salamanders, newts, and many species of reptiles.
- Forty-four adult male and 11 adult female red-spotted newts were collected from a private pond in Chenango County, New York, in late May 2000.
- Among vertebrates, newts and other urodele amphibians show a remarkable capacity for regeneration.
- Truly cold-blooded animals like lizards, newts, turtles, and crocodilians, which are superabundant farther south are missing, he said.
- Rare species include the Pacific pond turtle, the California red-legged frog, the California newt, and the California tree frog.
- But some populations of garter snakes eat the newt willingly.
- Water provides a breeding place for frogs, toads, newts and dragonflies.
- A pond is a little world in itself, he says, home to a dizzying array of creatures from frogs and newts to water boatmen, diving beetles, dragonflies and damselflies.
- Their steep slopes are the nearest thing to a rainforest in Europe, overflowing with springs and pools which are home to salamanders and newts.
- There are seven categories of fish, including the basking shark, and the same number of amphibians and reptiles such as turtles, toads, lizards and newts.
- After initially seizing and beginning to swallow a newt, many snakes subsequently release the newt after as much as one hour of holding the prey item in the mouth and upper digestive tract.
- The tail sweep of a tuna, a newt, a crocodile, or a whale is the leverage act of the backbone pushing water with the expanded tail.
- The park was transformed from wasteland in 1997 and is home to a fascinating array of wildlife including frogs, toads, newts, dragonflies, damselflies, butterflies and birds.
- There are newts, toads, frogs and fish - all of which birds feed on.
- The sudden arrival of warm wet weather caused a mass night-time migration of frogs, newts and toads to deluge the centre in Barnes.
- The ‘true salamanders’ tend to be smooth skinned, while the newts are unlike all other salamanders in having rough skin that is not slimy.