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- Cold-Blooded (ectothermic)
- Usually have four limbs (tetrapods)
- Begin as an aquatic egg (e.g. tadpole) and become a terrestrial adult
- Most species do not have scales
- Not amniotes
Examples of amphibians include frogs, toads and salamanders.
             
  Red-Eyed Tree Frog   Sonoran Desert Toad  
 
         
       
               
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