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What adaptation does a wood frog have that enable it to survive in deciduous forest ?

Justin Parker

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Craig Stewart on November 6, 2018

Wood frogs have this adaptation where they accumulate urea in their bodies and convert liver glycogen to glucose to act as cryoprotectants. This prevents the formation of ice crystals in their bodies that could cause damage to the cells during the freezing in winter.

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