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CLIP 3010

Can you spot the difference between a frog and a toad?

Can you spot the difference between a frog and a toad?
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Key Info
  • Can you spot the difference between a frog and a toad?
  • Duration: 01:41
  • Frogs and toads are seen side by side for easy comparison. Presenter Bill Oddie explains how to tell them apart and the key features to look for when identifying them. Frogs have skin which looks wet even when they are out of the water and a throat which is a whitish colour. Toads have warty looking skin and their overall colour is beige or khaki. There are opportunities for the viewer to identify a series of frogs and toads before labels confirm the answers.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Variation and Classification

  • Keywords: frogs, toads, features, identification, skin, wet, warty, throat, colour, similarities, differences, Darwin
Ideas for use in class
  • This clip would be useful to play when learning about variation and classification of animals. It would also be useful to show to pupils prior to visiting a pond or wet habitat which may contain frogs and/or toads.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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