Amazing Frog Metamorphosis!

Hyatt, Alex; Breisch, Al
June 2006
New York State Conservationist;Jun2006, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p10
The article describes the metamorphosis of a frog. Each year, most of the 14 species of frogs native to New York complete their metamorphosis from gelatinous egg to a land-dwelling miniature frog within weeks. After hatching, the bullfrog and green frog pollywog may take two summers to become pre-adult frogs. The frog life cycle starts with the noisy mating choruses heard in spring and early summer. The life cycle has three stages, namely, the egg stage, the tadpole stage and the adult stage.


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