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true frogs

Ranidae

This family of over 500 species can be found worldwide. The true frogs are a diverse group and it is difficult to describe characteristics shared by all of them. Their pupils are horizontal slits, like this: --. Among the more familiar members of this family are bullfrogs, leopard frogs , and green frogs .

 
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. "Ranidae" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed October 22, 2017 at http://www.biokids.umich.edu/accounts/Ranidae/

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