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What are the differences between amphibians and reptiles?

 

Answer:

 

Amphibians  

Reptiles 

 

1.They are adapted to live in water and land , can breathe by skin in water.

1.They can live in water but need to come to surface to breathe in oxygen.

 

2. Their skin is moist and soft.

2. Their skin is hardened.

 

3. Respiration is either through lungs(on land) or gills(in water).

3. Respiration is through lungs.

 

4.These animals can jump.

4.These animals move by jumping.

 

5. Their development is indirect through tadpole stage.

5.Their development is direct with no intermediate stage in life cycle.

 

6. For Example: frogs, toad, salamander etc.

6. For Example: lizards, snakes, crocodiles etc.

 

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