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How do frogs croak??
« on: 21/01/2008 11:13:15 »
Well Cows moo!

Dogs Bark!

Ducks Quack

Frogs Croak, But then again so do I when I try to sing!!! LAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA da da da! LOL

So what exactly is happening inside the frog when he croaks. How are their croaking apparatus's set up?

Do they have any similarities to humans as far as vocal cords go. Do both male and female frogs croak?

Is theirs a romantic language..?

I would appreciate it if someone would croak me some Ribbbbbbbbbeting answers! Hee Hee!



 

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« Reply #1 on: 21/01/2008 12:13:05 »
That's a good question Karen, but when you were sining. Woah it broke me ears at 7:15 in the monrning!
 

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« Reply #2 on: 21/01/2008 19:06:32 »
LOL..LOL...Sorry.. I guess I can put you on me list for complaining neighbors.. I like to sing in the morning cause I am rather a happy morning person and a happy night time person as well.. I am generally happy.. LOL Except when me doesn't feel good.

Well I wonder how they croak and what is involved in doing so! Any ideas or guesses or factual explanations?
 

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« Reply #3 on: 21/01/2008 22:53:59 »
Karen just to let you know we "croak" tooo lol
 

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« Reply #4 on: 22/01/2008 01:18:06 »
LOL we do do we??? Yes I guess we all croak sooner or later! LOL
 

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« Reply #5 on: 30/01/2008 15:16:17 »
The croaking that we hear is done by male frogs. Males call mainly for 2 reasons: either to attract females that are ready to mate or to repel other males from a territory.

When calling, a frog forces air from its lungs through the larynx, causing the vocal cords to vibrate and produce the sound. The sound is then amplified by the vocal sacs.

Vocal sacs are pouches of skin beneath the floor of the mouth When calling, a frog keeps nostrils and mouth closed and uses muscles of the body wall and throat to shunt air back and forth between the mouth-sac cavity and the lungs.


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« Reply #6 on: 30/01/2008 15:24:56 »
Vcoolspice,
Thank you!!! You are a knowledgeable person and that is fascinating. Thank you for taking the time to read my thread and explain the process.. I very much appreciate it!
 

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« Reply #7 on: 30/01/2008 15:27:24 »
 [:I] [:I] Awww. . . thanks!! Zoology is my game & Amphibians are my 1st love !! ;D ;)

And you take the time to respond to my own threads so diddo to you!!!
 

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