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They lay their eggs in the water because the baby amphibians develop in the water.

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How do amphibians reproduce?

they reproduce externally and internallyThey lay eggs in water.Amphibians, like fish, lay eggs in the water.by laying eggsThey lay eggs.All amphibians reproduce by laying eggs in the water.


What amphibians live on land and go back to the water to reproduce?

Frog was the amphibians live on land and go back to the water to reproduce.


Why do amphibians need water to reproduce?

Amphibians depend on water because they do not drink water the way we do through the mouth, they take it in through there skin. Also if they are not in water they can not reproduce.


Do Amphibians reproduce in water?

Yes they lay their eggs in water.


Do amphibians need water to reproduce?

Yes, Amphibians need water to reproduce. They generally lay their eggs in water. They young hatch with gills instead of lungs and spend the beginning of their lives in water.


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Do amphibians reproduce asexually?

No. Amphibians reproduce sexually, as all vertebrates do.


Do amphibians live a double life?

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What is that word when you live in water and on land?

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Do amphibians need water to breed?

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Why bryophytes are called amphibians of plant kingdom?

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Do Amphibians have appendages?

Yes. Many, if not most amphibians crawl or walk around on land with their little appendages or legs, and need water only to reproduce in.


Similarities between mammals and amphibians?

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How do you use the word 'amphibians' in a sentence?

What are you an Amphibian? Show some humanity for once!


Why do amphibians often live near water?

Because they need water to reproduce...their eggs need to be wet at all times...


What type of animal evolved that lived out of water but reproduced in water?

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What are the similarities between reptiles amphibians and mammals?

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Why do amphibians have to reproduce in water?

because the sperm is allergic to air. so dies. like a caterpillar in a blender.


Explain why amphibians must return to the water to reproduce?

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.


Is toad fertilization internal or external?

As with most amphibians the fertilization is external. The female releases the eggs and the male fertilizes them. Amphibians, even toads, need water to reproduce.


Do amphibians reproduce sexually?

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What factors contributed to the success of reptiles on land?

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Is it true Early land animals had to return to the water to reproduce?

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