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Amphibians

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Encyclopedia of Evolution

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2005
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Science and technology, Life Sciences, Social sciences, Anthropology
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Amphibians are named for their two-phased life consisting of larva and adult. Typically the larva is aquatic and metamorphoses into ...

Amphibians and Reptiles

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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2005

The Nile River, the Nile Valley, and the surrounding deserts were filled with a variety of amphibians and reptiles—crocodiles, snakes, ...

Amphibians

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The New Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians (2 ed.)

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2008
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Science and technology, Life Sciences
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Amphibia

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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2008
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a class of anamniote vertebrate animals in the superclass Tetrapoda. They are characterized by having gills during the larval stage; ...

amphibian

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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2008
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1 a member of the class Amphibia. ...

2 adapted for life both on land and in water; amphibious.

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Class of egg-laying vertebrates, whose larval stages (tadpoles) are usually spent in water but whose adult life is normally ...

amphibians

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The Oxford Companion to the Earth

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2003
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Amphibians are tetrapods that still retain a connection to the water because of their need to lay their eggs in ...

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