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!
Once you have adopted a healthy reptile, it is your responsibility to keep him healthy. All reptiles need: Enclosure of the proper size and orientation Sufficient humidity Water Suitable and safe substrate Furnishings Proper heating and thermal gradients Proper lighting Healthy food appropriate for the species Proper cleaning and disinfecting of enclosure, substrate, and furnishings […]
A pet reptile may vomit, appear listless, change skin color or lose its appetite. If your pet reptile shows signs of illness, visit your veterinarian immediately. These are some of the common ailments which reptiles may suffer from: Egg Binding – Egg-binding occurs when a female cannot pass the mature eggs formed in her reproductive […]
If you are looking for a pet for your child, consider a reptile. There are a number of reasons to choose such an unusual pet as an addition to your family. Many children have a fascination with dinosaurs. These children will find a reptile endlessly interesting. Kids who love science will also get a thrill […]