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Vocabulary Words

  • Indicator Species – an animal or plant species that can be used to infer conditions in a particular habitat.
  • Amphibian – small vertebrates that need water, or a moist environment, to survive

Fun Facts

  • Green Frogs have 6 different calls!
  • Green Frogs can freeze over winter.
  • Green Frogs only like freshwater.

Activity

Listen for the calls of Green Frogs the next time you are near a body of freshwater to see if they live there. To learn their calls hear and watch recordings at the Macaulay Library, Cornell Lab of Ornithology: https://search.macaulaylibrary.org/catalog? taxonCode=t-11154219&searchField=animals&q=Green%20Frog%20- %20Lithobates%20clamitans or hear them at USGS Frog Quiz: https://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/frogquiz/index.cfm? fuseaction=main.LookupAction

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