Why do frogs jump high?

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Frogs jump around as a way of moving. They are built with large leg muscles and the way frogs use them is to jump. A four legged animal is usually proportioned enough to be able to walk on all four of its legs. But frogs have very small arms that are not capable of being used all the time in walking. Besides leaping is a very efficient way to move for the little creatures. They can easily leap jump after prey. Or they can quickly jump away from predators. I hope this helped.

By the way, toads usually hop and frogs usually leap. There's a slight difference.

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Frogs jump because they need to move quickly. If they are hunting or being hunted moving quickly is extremely important to the frog. Also their webbed feet make it hard for them to move any other way on land. Most land frogs live in trees so jumping branch to branch is easier than walking around

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so they escape from predators and catch prey

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