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Late tadpole Fact file

Stage: Late tadpole
Weeks after hatching: 4

What's happening: The gills that the tadpole has used to breathe are beginning to disappear. The tadpole grows small teeth.

Need to know: Tadpoles have gills, frogs have lungs. The development of lungs is a major step in the growth of the tadpole.

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