Fun facts about frogs

Wednesday, November 3, 2010; C10

Bet you didn't know . . .

-- Frogs shed their skin, typically about once a week -- and usually eat it afterward.

-- The water-holding frog survives in the dry Australian outback by taking in so much rainwater that it blows up like a balloon.

-- Spadefoot toads smell like peanut butter.

-- In Brazil, the world's only fruit-eating frog leaps with its mouth wide open at ripe fruit hanging in trees.

-- A group of frogs is called an army; a group of toads is a knot.

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