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!
In August 2011,a Russian Tortoise was found in Oceanside, California, duct-taped to a number of helium balloons that carried him aloft. The tortoise was finally caught in a tree when a strong blast of wind blew him to the ground. He was rescued and found a new home at Mission Trails Park in San Diego. […]
Steve Irwin was an Australian television personality, wildlife expert, and conservationist. He was born in 1962 to parents who ran the Queensland Reptile and Fauna Park. Irwin grew up around reptiles and was extremely comfortable handling them. He worked as a volunteer for Queensland’s East Coast Crocodile Management program, capturing crocodiles for relocation, some to […]
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 […]