Animal Life Cyles

Comparing the life cycles of a ladybug and a frog.

Ladybug

This is the life cycle of a ladybug. It starts out as an egg for 3-5 days. Then it becomes a larvae for 20-30 days. Next it becomes a pupa for 3-12 days. And finally it is an adult lady bug. The ladybug life cycle lasts for 8 weeks.


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Frog

This is the life cycle of a frog. It starts out as an egg for 6-12 days. Then it becomes a tadpole after 4 weeks. After that it becomes a tadpole with legs after 6-9 weeks. Next it becomes a froglet after 9-12 weeks. And finally it becomes an adult frog. The frog life cycle lasts from 12-16 weeks.


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Differences

The ladybug goes through four stages and the frog goes through five stages.

The frog grows a tail and then loses it and the ladybug doesn't.

The frog life cycle lasts longer than the ladybug life cycle.



Attribution

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