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Name: Patricia W.
Status: student
Age: 5
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Date: 1/13/2003


Question:
Why do frogs have to keep their skin slimy?


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Frogs are amphibians. All amphibians have to stay either in water or where they will not dry out. Those that spend most of their time out of water have a skin coating to keep them from drying out. Some feel "slimy" while others feel dry. Those that spend most of their time in water have a protective skin coating, much like many fish.

J. Elliott


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