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Tadpole with legs Fact file

Stage: Legged tadpole
Weeks after hatching: 6-9

What's happening: The tadpole starts to grow legs. The front legs grow first followed by back legs.

Need to know: Growing legs can be complicated, and tadpoles can get it wrong. Frogs can end up with legs missing, or even have a few to spare!

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