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noun as in cold-blooded vertebrate

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Over the next decade, the RETs wreaked havoc on the ecosystem, eating ducklings, small water birds, and other amphibians.

Some resemble insects, while others look like crustaceans, amphibians, and sharks and move fluidly.

As for the creatures of the deep, the reptiles and amphibians, most of them were dead.

Most amphibians undergo a complete metamorphosis, or change of form, the young being unlike the adults.

Reptiles always breathe by means of lungs, differing in this respect from the amphibians.

Of vertebrates, we may find the bones and teeth of amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.

This is one of the most abundant, or at least conspicuous, amphibians inhabiting the forest.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to amphibians, such as: toad, frog, salamander, hyla, proteus, and caecilian.

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