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I don't understand the whole toad vs. true toad vs. frog thing. --Gbleem 01:00, 15 August 2006 (UTC)
- Frogs are everything under the order Anura. This means that frogs, toads and true toads are frogs. Toads are a common name given to frogs which have dry, warty skin. It is more based on history (i.e. what the first person called them, or what someone famous called them etc.). A true toad is something in the family Bufonidae. Not all toads are true toads (e.g. the Crucifix Toad), and vice versa. Hope that helps, common names suck. --liquidGhoul 06:33, 15 August 2006 (UTC)
The distribution map on this page indicates that there's no true toad in Australia. However, the cane toad article clear contradicts this. Can someone explain or correct this? Uly 13:41, 15 August 2006 (UTC)
- The Cane Toad was introduced into Australia, there are no native Australian toads. This distribution map is only for the native distribution of the family. Thanks for bringing it up. --liquidGhoul 14:41, 15 August 2006 (UTC)
Reference to Jurassic Park -- Dos everything remind you of a movie?
This article contained the sentence: " (This is similar to the gender-changing frogs described in Jurassic Park, although the dinosaurs in that story hatched female and became male, a process which in nature does not occurr.)" Irrelevant. Simply awful. If there is a guideline that says that a Hollywood movie is authority for anything, cast it out now! —Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 18:40, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
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