Frogs generally have wetter skin which aids respiration, while toads tend to be drier and have warts. Frogs live in the water and go to dry land for feeding, while toads live in on land and go the water for breeding and lays its eggs in a line as opposed to frogs, which lay eggs in clusters. The two bumps behind a toad’s eyes are its parotid glands, which is absent in frogs. Frogs have longer legs which helps them jump higher and farther, while the toad has stubbier legs and hops. But neither will turn into a prince if you kiss it!
With warmer weather in the Northern Hemisphere, more people will take part in outdoor activities – hiking, sailing, woodland walks and so on. Since there are approximately 3,000 species of snakes on our world, it’s important to know the good, the bad and the ugly. Most snakes either swallow or smother their prey. Of the […]
American Tortoise Rescue is a California based, non-profit organization protecting all species of tortoise and turtle. May 23, 2019 was the 10th annual World Turtle Day sponsored by the rescue group. Susan Tellen and Marshall Thompson founded ATR 20 years ago and advocate humane treatment of all animals including reptiles. Experts predict that within the […]
When reptiles hibernate, the term used is brumation. Preparing for brumation, the pet slows down considerably, stops eating, drinking and defecating. Brumation or hibernation is a natural process that occurs in some animals. When you observe your pet get ready to brumate, you can help with the transition. First, make sure your pet is healthy […]