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1. Some species are carnivorous at the tadpole stage, eating insects, smaller tadpoles and fish.

2. A few species deposit eggs on land or bypass the tadpole stage.

3. Sometimes during the tadpole stage, one of the developing rear legs is eaten by a predator such as a dragonfly nymph.

4. Some species are carnivorous at the tadpole stage, eating insects, smaller tadpoles, and fish.

5. The tadpole stage may be as short as a week in explosive breeders or it may last through one or more winters followed by metamorphosis in the spring.

6. At the end of the tadpole stage, a frog undergoes metamorphosis in which its body makes a sudden transition into the adult form.

7. Pyrosomes are ovoviviparous, the eggs develop inside the "mother" without the tadpole stage.

8. Further cell division leads to the tadpole stage, with further elongation resulting in the first stage juvenile, which is roughly four times as long as the egg.

9. Wood frog development in the tadpole stage is known to be negatively effected by road salt contaminating freshwater ecosystems.

10. Whatever the reason, the drive led to internal fertilization and direct development (completing the tadpole stage within the egg).

11. The microhylids of New Guinea and Australia completely bypass the tadpole stage, with direct development from egg to frog.

12. The tadpole stage lasts roughly 3 months.

13. The length of the tadpole stage, in the wild and in captivity, is usually between 10 and 12 weeks, but can range from five weeks to a year.

14. The process is slowed at low temperatures, but generally takes between three and eight days after the tadpole stage is complete.

15. This frog spends a minimum of 3 months in the tadpole stage.

16. They will lay a maximum of eleven eggs underground, where they undergo direct development, and bypass the tadpole stage.

17. The range is also noteworthy for the rare native Archey's frog (Leiopelma archeyi), whose young hatch from eggs, bypassing the tadpole stage.

18. The tadpole stage lasts for about a month and the newly metamorphosed juvenile frogs are often seen in bushes or dispersing to other localities in wet weather.

19. The tadpole stage lasts for about 50 to 56 days.

20. The tadpole stage lasts six to eight weeks, before the tadpoles metamorphose.

21. The tadpole stage occurs entirely within the egg, rather than as a free-living tadpole.

22. Within this genus, the males transfer the eggs from the female's cloaca to their dorsal pouch till they reach development at the tadpole stage.

23. The females will remain burrowed near the eggs until they become young froglets without undergoing the tadpole stage.

24. Unlike most other species of frogs, it develops directly from the egg into adults without passing through the tadpole stage.

25. Embryonic development takes place over 29–30 days and froglets hatch directly from eggs forgoing the tadpole stage.

26. The tadpole stage lasts for a couple of months to a year.

27. Some species are carnivorous at the tadpole stage, eating insects, smaller tadpoles, and fish.

28. Their food in the tadpole stage is vegetation and detritus.

29. The mother visits the nursery, sometimes on a daily basis, for the 43–52 days that the young remain in the tadpole stage.

30. Their eggs hatch-out froglets skipping the tadpole stage making them less dependent on water.