Animal FACTS • Adaptations – • Toads are amphibians. • Active at night – nocturnal • Hibernates in the winter • They do not drink water. They absorb it through their skin.
The Fresh water Community dragonfly mosquito fish snapping turtle mosquito salamander
The FRESHwater Ecosystem • Freshwater habitats include rivers, ponds, and lakes. • Plant life – various aquatic plants • Climate – various climates around the world • Landscape – green riparian zones, rivers, streams, ponds, and lakes
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