What is an Amphibian?

Definition of AMPHIBIAN

1 :   an amphibious organism; especially: any of a class (Amphibia) of cold blooded vertebrates (as frogs, toads, or salamanders) intermediate in many characters between fishes and reptiles and having gilled aquatic larvae and air-breathing adults.

(reference: Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary)



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Amphibians are unique Ectothermic regulators just like reptiles (see Reptiles). They inhabit a variety of habitats; forest, grasslands, fields, marshes, lakes, rivers, caves, and deserts or basically anywhere water may be found.


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