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!
The more than 100 kinds of Chameleons can change color, usually between brown, gray and green. But some have the ability to change to almost any color. And they can perform this feat in 20 seconds. Chameleons can be found in northern Africa, the Middle East, India and Madagascar. Chameleons have special cells in layers […]
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 […]
Until recently, the Australian outback was uninhabited by primates or other mammalian predators, making it a perfect habitat for reptiles. Lizards were especially adaptable to the hot, hostile environment and thrived in the outback. Australia has many reptiles which are dangerous to humans, including the world’s largest reptile, the Saltwater Crocodile. Australia has a large […]