Water-holding Frog Quiz

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Water Holding Frog

Water-Holding Frog – The Facts – What do you know?
Test your knowledge of these remarkable amphibians with this quick quiz.

(Discover more facts about water-holding frogs here: Top Water-Holding Frog Facts!)

 

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Water-holding frog (Cyclorana platycephala). Image credit: Tnarg 12345 GFDL v1.2




True or False?

1. Water-holding frogs store their spare water in their bladders.

 True

 False

2. They also hold water in the pockets of their skin which they absorb when water is scarce.

 True

 False

3. They spend most of their time in trees.

 True

 False

4. The females are slightly larger than the males.

 True

 False

5. The water-holding frog can only be found in the northern Sahara.

 True

 False

6. Native peoples use the water-holding frog to get a drink during the dry season.

 True

 False

7. The water-holding frog is currently classified as endangered.

 True

 False

8. When in danger from predators they produce a mucus that makes them slippery.

 True

 False

9. They mostly eat small birds and snakes.

 True

 False

10. Water-holding frogs are small, only growing to between 1.6 to 2.8 inches (4-7 cms) in length.

 True

 False




Answers to the Water-Holding Frog Quiz:

1. True.
2. True.
3. False. They spend most of their time under the sand.
4. True.
5. False. The water-holding frog can only be found in southern Australia.
6. True.
7. False. The water-holding frog is currently classified as a species of Least Concern.
8. True.
9. False. Water-holding frogs eat mostly insects and small fish.
10. True.

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