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Amphibians

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These cold-blooded vertebrate animals belong to the class Amphibia including over 6,200 species in three groups: caecilians (order Gymnophiona), frogs and toads (order Anura) and salamanders (order Caudata). Amphibians can live both in land and water.
Wet Skin on Amphibians Amphibians need wet skin at all times to breathe through the pores on their skin.
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they obtain food by catching it with their tongue or mouth.
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Because it is equally 'at home' on dry land and in water. The species has lungs, but can also absorb oxygen through its skin (just like frogs & toads can).
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Amphibians are creatures which spend part of their life in water and part of their life on dry land. Amphibians are one of the groups of vertebrates, and are characterized by being cold blooded and having moist skin, through which they can also absorb oxygen. They include frogs, toads, newts, sala…
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Amphibians are a good indication beause their skin is very absorbant to chemicals and other nasties... look at it this way. U can kill a frog by touching his skin if u don't wet ur hand with his original water first. So they are very delicate creatures and if their living area becomes contaminated y…
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An amphibian's internal skeleton is important to its survival for a couple reasons. It helps some amphibians escape quickly from danger, and it can help them quickly catch their prey for food.
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Amphibians have gills when they are young or they "breathe" through their skin. Adult amphibians either have lungs or continue to "breathe" through their skin.Amphibians have three ways of breathing. The first is with gills, seen on tadpoles and salamanders that do not leave the water. The second is…
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they have oxygen they have to have oxygen
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They have smooth skin, have larvae, and lay eggs and mate in water. Amphibians are members of the class Amphibia, subphylum Vertebrata, phylum Chordata. The class Amphibia includes frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and caecilians. Amphibians are characterized by a glandular skin without external …
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Amphibians are frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and other cold blooded animals that change from breathing water as a juvenile to breathing air as an adult. Amphibians lay their eggs in water, as their fish ancestors did. Some examples: Frogs. All sorts!Toads. Many types.Newts/Salamanders. Many ty…
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Herpetology is a branch in zoology that studies reptiles and amphibians; a herpetologist is a person who studies reptiles and amphibians. Tools that herpetologists use are namely: snake hook, anti-venom, goggles, gloves and weighing scales.
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Answer Amphibians depend on water because they do not drink water the way we do through the mouth, they take it in through there skin. Actualy, Amphibians take in Oxygen through the skin, not water. While on land they breathe like we do, with lungs, but when they are in the water they absorb th…
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Amphibians are four-legged, cold-blooded vertebrates who generally spend part of their time on land. Their skin must be kept moist, so they live close to water. Amphibians do have lungs, but are also able to "breath" through their skin. They do not have amniotic eggs. Amniotic means that the sac tha…
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They live in Water and on land Most of them live near water but some live in drier parts of the world.Amphibians usually live near water, but still sometimes can live in the water.
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Amphibians are cold blooded, lay eggs, have the ability to live on land or water, and there are 6,200 species of them.
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Amphibians are cold-blooded. They have moist skin without scales and can breathe through their lungs and skin. Amphibians live partly on land and in water. They have young that breathe through gills in water. Some common examples are frogs, toads, salamanders and newts. Another amphibian is a muds…
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Animals that can live on water and on land, and can jump in straight lines. This includes frogs, newts, salamanders etc.
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The Goliath frog. It lives in the country of Cameroon in West Africa. They can grow up to 13 inches long! They weigh up to 8 lb (3 kg). They can live 15 years; and mainly eat crabs but also eat insects and smaller frogs. They like to live in fast-flowing rivers with sandy bottoms.The Frog
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The largest amphibian is the Chinese Giant Salamander (Andrias davidianus.)The biggest tailless amphibian (frogs and toads) is the Goliath frog.
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Amphibians are carnivores. They eat each other and other small insects.Most amphibians live off small invertebrates such as insects, water fleas and beetles, slugs and larvae and such. Many species are cannibalistic and will eat larvae of their own species, and tadpoles will often eat their siblings…
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Neither. Fish are fish, a group of their own.
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There are many different types and species of amphibians around the world. Newts and Salamanders are types of amphibians with tails.
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frogs and toads
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There are some varieties of frogs and toads which live in the desert. In the Australian desert, these include:Knife-footed frog - Cyclorana cultripesDaly Waters Frog - Cyclorana maculosaMain's Frog - Cyclorana mainiWater-holding Frog - Cyclorana platycephalaCentralian Tree Frog - Litoria gilleniGree…
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§ Amphibians eat insects.§ Amphibians are valuable for medical research.§ The larvae of newts and salamanders are sold as fish bait.
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A lilly frogora giant lizard
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Well, I believe there are 5 main types, which are: Frogs, Salamanders, Newts, Toads, and Caecilians. I think this is right.. You can find more on Google. As for in the world, I don't know how many amphibians there are if you're asking for an exact answer. Hope this helped =)Isn't a toad pretty much…
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Neither. It is not a vertebrate, so it cannot be either. A crab is a crustacean.
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Frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders are types of amphibians.
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Because they need water to reproduce...their eggs need to be wet at all times...
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I can't find much definitive information, but it appears that no living amphibians are herbivores in their adult forms. Most amphibians are at least partially herbivorous as larvae. The only ambiguous exception is a species of caecilian, Afrocaecilia taitana. One study that examined the stomach cont…
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Amphibian lay their eggs in water and hatch in water.
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Most amphibians do not have scales.No, reptiles have scales but amphibians just have skin which needs to be kept moist.
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LIZARDS (Order Squamata, Sub-order Lacertila) ____ Six-lined racerunner Cnemidophorus sexlineatus 5, 6 ____ Coal lizard Eumeces anthracinus (H) ____ Five-lined skink Eumeces fasciatus ____ Broadhead skink Eumeces laticeps C, S ____ Western slender glass lizard Ophisaurus a. attenuatus W ____ Eas…
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The frog heart and human heart are similar in that there are two atria. Each atrium brings in either oxygen rich or oxygen deprived blood from the body, pumping it to the ventricle(s). The difference between our hearts is that frogs have one ventricle while humans have two. Our human, two-ventricl…
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Adult amphibians are predators, they eat insects. Tadpoles eat plants in the water.
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The longest amphibian is the lizard,frog,and herbicides...... Lizard can crawl and their tongue can be long... Frog can swim,crawl and long their tongue... SMART CHILDREN CAN ONLY DO THAT...... by: Reichelle Marie B. Sumalpong Gapan South Central School :) Do your best do not ask help from th…
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The poison arrow frog is the most poisonous amphibian in the world.
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The largest caecilian is the Atretochoana eiselti which can grow to be as large as 63 inches (5 ft 3 in).
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Most types of amphibians lay eggs. However, there are a few species of frogs which give birth to live young (e.g. members of the African genus Nectophrynoides) as well as many caecilians (which are already fully metamorphosed at birth), and the Luschman's salamander.
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thay can get food from the waterWe Go To Maxi and buy it !
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An amphibian heart only has three chambers, true, but this does not necessarily mean it is less efficient. amphibians also utilize cutaneous respiration, so they are oxygenating blood through their skin as well as their lungs. Essentially, they have oxygenated blood and deoxygenated blood mixing at …
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The larvae form of amphibians live in water and have gills. When they grow into their adult form they develop lungs. There are three orders of amphibians, Urodela, Anura and Apoda. Some Urodela (e.g Axolotls) retain their gills as adults, other orders do not.
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Yes they are, the only categories that are warm blooded are birds and mammals. Yes. Amphibians are cold blooded and depend upon their surroundings to regulate their internal temperature. The only warm blooded animals currently on the planet are mammals and birds. All amphibians are cold blooded, h…
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The worlds fastest amphibian currently known is the Seastar. 237 kt cruise, over 2000 fpm with a Walter 601D 724 hp turbine.There is only one known plane that is currently owned by a Swede.
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Amphibians are tricky. Some - like frogs and toads - start out using gills when they're tadpoles and switch over to lungs as they mature. There's a salamander that has the option to choose depending on water level whether to keep the gills or to develop lungs as it matures. Some are so good at absor…
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Amphibians are located all over the world. Different types of amphibians are found in certain areas but there is not a single place that does not have amphibians.
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The largest living amphibian is the Chinese Giant Salamander (Andrias davidianus). The maximum size of this river-dweller is 64 kg (140 lb) and 1.83 m (6 ft). Before aminotes became the dominant tetrapods, several giant amphibian-like tetrapods existed. The largest known was the crocodile-like Prion…
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Frogs, toads, salamanders, and caecilians are all amphibians.
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THE WORLD LARGEST STATE (USE TO BE) WAS PANGEA THIS IS TRUE BECAUSE PANGEA WAS WHEN ALL STATES WERE ACTUALLY CRASHED TOGETHER AND I MEAN LITERALLY. canada
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Reptiles and amphibians are "indicator animals" meaning that their health and well being is directly connected to the health of their environment.
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green turtlemohavo rattlesnakedesert tortoisesAmerican aligatorsAmerican crocodileshawksbill turtleletherback turtleshellbender salamander
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Most amphibians have teeth that are called vomerine teeth that are located only in the front of the mouth in the upper jaw. They are strictly for holding prey as they swallow them whole. Some frogs also have maxillary teeth which can be used for chewing. The number of teeth an amphibian varies great…
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i do agree they do move by feet. but it is how they move by feet. some have four legs, two, and some have zero. Some walk, run, hop, leap, and even swim. they move by walking or swimming or jumping
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Because they need to keep their skin moist
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Well, if it is a frog, newt or salamander, you know straight away that its an amphibian. But, if you need to know some key features of an amphibian, here is three:The Class Amphibia has either gills or lungs.They breathe through their skin.They live near water.Hope this was useful!
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well......i'm not exactly sure what the last one is, but i do know that the 5 amphibians that i know of are the salemanders, frogs, snakes, turtles, and crocodiles. Look your question up on google if this doesnt help...........hey! ask: is roller coaster tycoon 2 or 3 better?......my answer is the o…
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Amphibians have moist skin.
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Amphibians are vertebrates, and have backbones and skeletons. Invertebrates do not have a backbone. Some have skeletons, though--arthropods (including crustaceans and insects) have a hard exoskeleton made of chitin.
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Amphibians were forced to lay their eggs in water before the amniotic egg. If the eggs were placed on land they would dry out, killing the egg.
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A list of wildlife in Qatar would include the sand snake, the fork-tongue desert monitor lizard, and the Arabian Oryx, which is the national symbol of Qatar. Other animals include the Arabian gazelle, also called the reem gazelle, and the Ethiopian hedgehog.
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Fish and amphibians are different because fish must live in water to survive. Amphibians, however, are born in water but live on land and in the water. A major difference between the two is that amphibians breathe using gills or spiracles when they are young and develop lungs as they grow: fish re…
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Some amphibians are : frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts. African bullfrog, Pyxicephalus adspersus Alligator Newt Alpine Newt American Bullfrog American Toad Australian Green Tree Frog (Litoria caerulea) Axolotl Blue-tailed Fire-bellied Newt Burrowing Tree Frog Caecilians Cane Toad Common Dusky…
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All mammals have a four chambered heart. Most reptiles have a three chambered heart, with the exception of the crocodile which has four.
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Amphibians have external fertilization.
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Amphibians hibernate.
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Many, many, many, many, many, fish. Too many to name them all. A few examples are sharks, clown fish, and angler fish. All the fish are saltwater fish since the oceans are salty.
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A vulture is a well known example of a carrion feeder
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no. only in your imagination and on TV screens.
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A bird is the ostrich, a reptile is a frog, and a mammal is a gerbil Um.... first of all, a frog isn't a reptile, and secondly, i doubt a gerbil and an ostritch live in the Sahara. I say a mammal is a goat, a bird is the Eygyptian Plover and an amphibian is a FROG.
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The Eustachian tubes connect to the frog's middle ear and aids in equalizing pressure while the frog is swimming. The tube opening in located in the back of the frog's mouth.
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A New Guinea frog called Paedophryne amauensis that comes up to be .27 inches (approximately 0.6858 cm) A small frog was discovered in Papua New Guinea in 2012. At 0.27 inches long, Paedophryne amauensis is the smallest frog ever discovered.A New Guinea frog that is .27 inches long, …
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Acanthostega was (were?) the first tetrapods that were able to go on ground, so they could be considered the first amphibians. They originated 365 million years ago. - ..."were"... they originated in the late Devonian Period in the Paleozoic Era 365 million years ago. Hope that helps! :)
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The earliest forms of amphibians evolved from lobe-finned fish in the Devonian Period, around 350 million years ago. These fish had strong, bony fins that allowed them to drag themselves on land, and some of them developed lungs for breathing air. These two adaptations were very helpful in their fre…
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Caecilians eat worms,insects,small snakes and lizards,mollusks and smaller amphibians.
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Crabeater Seals only give birth to one seal at a time, and gestation period is so long they only give birth every other year. The gestation period averages over 250 days.
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yes it is a subsection of animals
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Flora refers to the plant life in an area, and fauna refers to the animal life. The Flora in most of Australia is made to live in hot and humid temperatures. The fauna varies wildly, from kangaroos to giant spiders.
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its the brazilian golden frog... A New Guinea frog that is .27 inches, or .65 cm
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Many amphibians, like the frog, reproduce in water as the new generation will spend its first few months a water animal. For instance, the frog lays an egg, which becomes a tadpole, breathing through gills. Were the amphibian not to return to water, any eggs that were fertilized would not survive.
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anywhere accept Antarctica
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amphibian eggs lack a hard shell so are in constant danger of dessication.
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The earliest known amphibian fossils can be dated back to 375 million years ago. The fossil of Elginerpeton was found in Scotland and was from the Late Devonian period.
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Frogs and Toads
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Amphibians need moist skin to be able to easily adapt to dry land or the water. This is because an amphibian's respiratory system must be able to adapt to either condition and thin, moist skin makes this easier.
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A person who studies reptiles and amphibians is known as "herpetologist." However, a "batrachologist" is someone who's study focuses solely on amphibians. Herpetologists study reptiles and amphibians. It comes from the Greek term for a "creeping animal" and uses the ending -ology that is used to n…
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they go under complete metamorphisis because they look fully different from birth
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All amphibians can survive in both water and land. Amphibians can swim in the water as well as go on land. They share many things. They secrete mucusThey are slimySome have rough skinAnd some are colorfulthey swim have legs and can jumpAmphibians can adapt to living in water and land.They live…
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they are animals that start their life in water and when they grow up they could walk on land and water.
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No - amphobians lay eggs in water, which are left to hatch. The don't 'give birth' to live young.
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Pine, spruce, fir, and hemlock are common; maple and birch are among the deciduous species. The wooded areas, with their small brooks and springs, produce a great variety of ferns and wildflowers.
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Well they have limbs and lungs, which I would consider more complex.
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No, the clown fish are not hurt by the anemones they live in. However, they only live in four different types of anemones.
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I know that a frog lives in african rainforest!
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amphibians moved to land approx. 275mya
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They use a areies of Sharp Teeth to rip their prey easily.
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carnivore
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A drongo is a bird that lives in Africa, some parts of Australia, and in Asia. There are many different kinds of drongo including the crested drongo, the hair-crested drongo and many others.A drongo is a tropical passerine bird.
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Amphibians have three heart chambers: two atria and a single ventricle. The atrium receives deoxygenated blood from the blood vessels (veins) that drain the various organs of the body.The left atrium receives oxygenated blood from the lungs and skin (which also serves as a gas exchange organ in most…
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