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Which Amphibian Is Best For You To Adopt?

Amphibians are animals that live in both water and on land. They are ectothermic, previously termed as cold-blooded, meaning that their internal body temperature is regulated by their external environment. Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Subphylum: Vertebrata Class: Amphibia Photo above: Green Tree Frog Some of the orders and subclasses of Amphibians are: Order Temnospondyli – extinct Subclass Lepospondyli – extinct Subclass Lissamphibia Order Anura Order Caudata Order Gymnophiona * Neat Fact: Most interesting is the fact that amphibians breath through their skin! *** Tips on Buying an Amphibian for a Pet By Katie Gee So you are in the market for a pet frog, toad or salamander and you are wondering [ ... ]