Reading | Question 1 of 10

Why does the author mention a “South American frog” species in the passage?

  • To make the point that an amphibian’s temperature tolerance depends on a number of factors.
  • To indicate how precise the range of body temperatures is for certain amphibians.
  • To contrast its ability to adapt to that of the North American newt.
  • To help illustrate the range of environmental conditions to which amphibians have adapted.
Amphibian Thermoregulation