Sunday, May 24, 2015

Adaptation and Habits of Amphibia (Page 3)

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Amphibians are mainly aquatic but they live on land and fresh water also.They are usually confined to neighborhood of slowly moving fresh water or stagnant water.This is particularly true for great majority of species where eggs are laid in water.But there are numerous exceptions in which either the development of young ones take without water or parents carry eggs on their bodies during development. Such forms are confined to land only and called terrestrial forms.Apart from this habit,breeding habit ,protective habit which are peculiar in these amphibians.

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