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Cretan Frog Pelophylax cretensis
2013-07-16 10:24:02

Cretan Frog (Pelophylax cretensis) is a species of frog belonging to the Ranidae family. It is native to Greece. Its natural habitat includes Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, rivers, intermittent rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, and plantations. It is threatened by loss of habitat. This frog has long...

Marsh Frog
2008-12-18 20:22:47

The marsh Frog (Rana ridibunda), is the largest native European species of frog. It occurs in the largest part of Europe, in Asian Russia to Afghanistan and Pakistan. It is also found in the Chinese province of Xinjiang. Its habitat is waters that are approximately 15 degrees Celsius (59 degrees Fahrenheit). The marsh frog is a true frog and is known as a "˜green frog' to distinguish from...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.