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. […]
Reptile aquariums (or tanks) must be chosen carefully with the needs of your reptile in mind. The first thing to consider is the size of your reptile. Your pet needs enough space to rest, stretch and move easily. Take into account how big your pet will grow. You should have have three feet of floor […]
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 […]