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A cold-blooded, smooth-skinned vertebrate of the class Amphibia, such as a frog or salamander, that characteristically hatches as an aquatic larva with gills.

Amphibian is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Amphibian books and related discussion.

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Amphibians are unique animals that include frogs, toads, salamanders, and caecilians.
Reptile & Amphibian Study
Reptile & Amphibian Study. Merit Badge Workbook. This workbook can help you but you still need to read the merit badge pamphlet (book).
Amphibian Husbandry Resource Guide
Amphibian Fact Sheet
Amphibian Decline or Extinction? Current Declines Dwarf

Suggested News Resources

'Aquatic Fleas' To the Rescue of World's Amphibians
By IBTimes Staff Reporter | August 27, 2011 10:44 PM EDT Researchers at the Oregon State University have discovered a freshwater organism that might be the key to fight a fungus, which is the principal cause for the worldwide amphibian decline.
Frog jump jockeys ready for LEAP at stardom
By Dana M. Nichols ANGELS CAMP - Many Americans admire and respect Mark Twain, but few ever prove it in the proper manner by getting intimate with an amphibian in an official frog-jumping contest. Outside of Angels Camp and Hannibal, Mo.
Asia (So Far) Has Been Spared From the Deadly Global Amphibian Fungus: Why?
By Rachel Nuwer Of all the amphibians sampled, this Philippino frog had the highest infection rate. Credit: R.
Vredenburg completes survey of amphibian-killing fungus in Asia
19, 2011 -- A research team led by Assistant Professor of Biology Vance Vredenburg has completed the first major survey in Asia of a deadly fungus that has wiped out more than 200 species of amphibians worldwide.
Jump for Frogs
Come out and jump for an hour for the sake of Florida amphibians.

Suggested Web Resources

Amphibian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amphibians, Amphibian Pictures, Amphibian Facts - National
Learn all you wanted to know about amphibians with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news from National Geographic.
Amphibian - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster
Animal Bytes: Amphibians
Get accurate animal information in an easy-to-read style from the San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes. Buy tickets online and plan a visit to the Zoo or Safari Park.
Amphibian Stage Productions - Fort Worth Theatre - New York Theatre
Theatrical company staging readings and productions in Fort Worth and New York City.

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