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Frogs and some other things

Updated on October 28, 2015

These colorful little critters are all over this planet of ours. They begin their life in the shape of a little egg underwater. Then shortly after they resemble a little fish-like creature, which is known as a tadpole, swimming around in the water as they slowly mature into an adult frog. Some folks enjoy frogs so much that they collect all of the porcelain, plastic, and glass figurines that they can get their hands on. There are people out there who love eating the delicacy of frog legs, however I figure it would take an awful lot of them to fill up your stomach. These little frogs also must certainly help out in controlling the fly population on our planet as well. In fairy tales a princess kissed a frog tuning him into a prince, and of coarse everyone has heard of Kermit the frog. There are nearly 5,000 different known species of frogs in this world. In this hub we are going to explore a few of these different species of frogs as well as take an equal look at different words that rhyme with the word frog.

Fire bellied toads

Fire Bellied Toads are native to southern and southeastern Asia. They reach about 2 inches in size and are expected to live up to 15 years. They are a very beautiful frog.
Fire Bellied Toads are native to southern and southeastern Asia. They reach about 2 inches in size and are expected to live up to 15 years. They are a very beautiful frog.

Dogs

a dog is a domesticated canine which are bred in many varieties. You know man's best friend!
a dog is a domesticated canine which are bred in many varieties. You know man's best friend!

The tomato frog

The tomato frog reaches a size of about 2 to 4 inches. Their expected Life Span is around 6-8 years, and this beautiful frog is an endangered species in the wild.
The tomato frog reaches a size of about 2 to 4 inches. Their expected Life Span is around 6-8 years, and this beautiful frog is an endangered species in the wild.

Fog

A fog is a cloud like hazy mass or layer of minute water droplets or ice crystals near the surface of the earth, appreciably reducing visibility. It's also a great backdrop for scary movies.
A fog is a cloud like hazy mass or layer of minute water droplets or ice crystals near the surface of the earth, appreciably reducing visibility. It's also a great backdrop for scary movies.

White's tree frog

The white's tree frog gets up in size to about 4 inches, and are expected to live up to 21 years. This frog picked up the name dumpy tree frog because it tends to eat too much, and become obese.
The white's tree frog gets up in size to about 4 inches, and are expected to live up to 21 years. This frog picked up the name dumpy tree frog because it tends to eat too much, and become obese.

Bog

A bog is basically a very wet, spongy ground with soil composed mainly of decayed vegetable matter. There are peat bogs like the one pictured here in the photo.
A bog is basically a very wet, spongy ground with soil composed mainly of decayed vegetable matter. There are peat bogs like the one pictured here in the photo.

Golden tree frog

The golden tree frog reaches a size of about 1.5 to 4 inches, and has an expected life span of around 6 years. This particular frog changes it's color with changing temperatures. The color ranges between different shades of brown to a bright yellow.
The golden tree frog reaches a size of about 1.5 to 4 inches, and has an expected life span of around 6 years. This particular frog changes it's color with changing temperatures. The color ranges between different shades of brown to a bright yellow.

Hog

A hog, who starts out as a little piggy, is a hoofed mammal, and a domesticated swine weighing 120 pounds (54 kg) or more, raised for market. They are extremely intelligent creatures.
A hog, who starts out as a little piggy, is a hoofed mammal, and a domesticated swine weighing 120 pounds (54 kg) or more, raised for market. They are extremely intelligent creatures.

Red eyed tree frog

The red eyed tree frog reaches a size of about 2 to 3 inches, and it has an expected life span of 4 to 10 years. They are an amazing animal that are well known around the world for their bright eyes and exotic colors.
The red eyed tree frog reaches a size of about 2 to 3 inches, and it has an expected life span of 4 to 10 years. They are an amazing animal that are well known around the world for their bright eyes and exotic colors.

Tog

Togs are clothes or an outfit, which can be a type of coat.
Togs are clothes or an outfit, which can be a type of coat.

The green pac man frog

The green pac man frog lives up to 10 years, and reaches a size of 4 to 6 inches. They are commonly known as "Pac Man" frogs because of their fairly round shape and really large mouth, which makes them resemble the popular video game character.
The green pac man frog lives up to 10 years, and reaches a size of 4 to 6 inches. They are commonly known as "Pac Man" frogs because of their fairly round shape and really large mouth, which makes them resemble the popular video game character.

Nog

nog, other wise known as eggnog is a beverage made with beaten eggs, and usually mixed with an alcoholic liquor is very popular during Christmas time.
nog, other wise known as eggnog is a beverage made with beaten eggs, and usually mixed with an alcoholic liquor is very popular during Christmas time.

African dwarf frog

The African dwarf frog can grow to 2 1/2 inches long , and have a life expectancy of up to 5 years, but can live as long as 20 years. they live their entire lives under water, but must surface to breathe air, because they have lungs and not gills.
The African dwarf frog can grow to 2 1/2 inches long , and have a life expectancy of up to 5 years, but can live as long as 20 years. they live their entire lives under water, but must surface to breathe air, because they have lungs and not gills.

Jog

A jog is to run at a leisurely, slow pace, especially as an outdoor exercise. Some people jog two miles every morning to keep in shape.
A jog is to run at a leisurely, slow pace, especially as an outdoor exercise. Some people jog two miles every morning to keep in shape.

Cuban tree frog

These are the largest tree frogs in North America. These frogs are notorious for cannibalism, and they been known to feast on their neighbors. They bark often at odd hours, like at 3am in the morning.
These are the largest tree frogs in North America. These frogs are notorious for cannibalism, and they been known to feast on their neighbors. They bark often at odd hours, like at 3am in the morning.

Smog

Smog is smoke or other atmospheric pollutants combined with fog in an unhealthy or irritating mixture. This is a big problem in larger cities in the state of California.
Smog is smoke or other atmospheric pollutants combined with fog in an unhealthy or irritating mixture. This is a big problem in larger cities in the state of California.

Asian floating frogs

The Asian floating frog behave much as their name implies, and they spend a large amount of their time floating at the top of water. Occasionally they will hop onto land & move about as well. They're unpredictable & can croak anytime during the night
The Asian floating frog behave much as their name implies, and they spend a large amount of their time floating at the top of water. Occasionally they will hop onto land & move about as well. They're unpredictable & can croak anytime during the night

Logs

A log is a portion or length of the trunk, or a large limb, of a tree after cutting down trees and timbering on land. It's also to compile, amass, and keep a record of a day's events, like for ships and airplanes.
A log is a portion or length of the trunk, or a large limb, of a tree after cutting down trees and timbering on land. It's also to compile, amass, and keep a record of a day's events, like for ships and airplanes.

The blue poison dart frog

The blue poison dart frog was only discovered in South America as recently as 1968. It grows to be about two inches long and has a characteristic hunched back. The feet have four un-webbed toes with suction pads on the ends.
The blue poison dart frog was only discovered in South America as recently as 1968. It grows to be about two inches long and has a characteristic hunched back. The feet have four un-webbed toes with suction pads on the ends.

Cog

A cog is a tooth on the rim of a wheel or gear, which is a subordinate but integral part of a watch. Everyone has heard of a person who thinks that they are the main cog who's holding everything together.
A cog is a tooth on the rim of a wheel or gear, which is a subordinate but integral part of a watch. Everyone has heard of a person who thinks that they are the main cog who's holding everything together.

When we put all of this together we get .......................

...........On a cold morning both a hog and a dog wearing a tog jogged through a bog in the smog, accidentally tripped over a log hidden by the fog, dropping their cog and spilling half of their eggnog while on the way to met with Mr. Frog. "THE END"

What type of shoes do frogs wear? - "Open toad"
What type of shoes do frogs wear? - "Open toad"
These two little fellows are Jay1 & Jay2. I raised them all the way up from little tad poles.
These two little fellows are Jay1 & Jay2. I raised them all the way up from little tad poles.

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      IslamWashia 3 years ago

      In many colleges like medicine, science and pharmacy they use frogs to train the students in anatomy sections, and thousands of frogs are killed because some people think it is useful.

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      June Parker 3 years ago from New York

      LMAO. Was this during a spot of boredom when the mind was twirling in a bog thinking about frogs after too much spiked nog?

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      Ann1Az2 3 years ago from Orange, Texas

      What a cool way to present a repertoire of frogs! I enjoyed the summary and the photos as well.

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      Victor W. Kwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

      Reading this hub was a wonderful way to spend my morning.

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      RoadMonkey 3 years ago

      What an innovative idea. I loved your frogs and all the dogs, cogs and bogs along the way.

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      Clive Williams 3 years ago from Jamaica

      frog....cog, nice hub

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      Peg2 3 years ago

      Very interesting and informative story. I never knew there was so many different kinds of frogs. The ending was funny and made me laugh. Love reading your stories.

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