Amphibian Life is here to sharing interesting facts and information about amphibians. But first, we need to understand what an amphibian actually is. Are we talking about frogs? Snakes? Reptiles? Fish? What are amphibians really? And what makes them different to other animals? In this article, we define “amphibian”, we look at the characteristics of … Read more What are amphibians? (Definition and examples)
So, you were thinking about what frog poop looks like. To many people, this may sound weird, but as a frog enthusiast myself, I remember when I first wondered about it too. There are lots of reasons to think about frog poop. For instance, you may have a garden and wonder if you could identify … Read more What Does Frog Poop Look Like (You May Be Surprised)
Salamanders are not very common pets, but if you want to keep a salamander as a pet, you should probably know whether are poisonous. Read on to find out… Are salamanders poisonous? Yes, salamanders are poisonous. They secrete toxins through their skin and when these toxins get ingested it can be poisonous. The toxicity varies … Read more Are Salamanders Poisonous (And Dangerous For People)?
If you ask most people the question ‘what do toads eat?’, the most common answer would probably be crickets. And it’s true – toads do eat crickets – but they eat lots of other things too. So, what do toads eat? What a toad eats depends on the species. Generally speaking, toads eat crickets, mealworms, … Read more What do toads eat? The complete guide to toad food
Frogs are great pets and therefore very common, and consequently, their bites are also common. So how exactly should you go about a frog bite? Does it hurt, which frogs bite and what should you do when you get bitten? Well, the answer is found in this article! Do frogs bite? Yes, there are some … Read more Do frogs bite? (And do frog bites hurt?)
There are lots of types of amphibians and they all have certain things in common. One of these things is that (with a few exceptions) amphibians lay eggs. In this sense, amphibians are more like fish or birds than they are like mammals. Mammals (including humans) give birth to live young. Birds, fish and almost … Read more Do amphibians lay eggs? All about amphibian eggs
Salamanders are amazing creatures and it’s great to see them a wild. It’s also interesting to learn about where salamanders live and the different environments that various salamander species enjoy. So, where do salamanders live? Salamanders are found around the globe, particularly in the Northern Hemisphere. This includes North America, Europe, Central America, Northern Asia … Read more Where do salamanders live in the wild?
Two frogs are in a tank. One frog turns to the other and says… “Do you know how to drive this thing?!” Ok, silly jokes aside(!), if you’re going to keep frogs at home, you’re going to need a frog tank of some kind. After all, you can’t just have frogs hopping freely around your … Read more Frog tank setup: How to set up a frog tank
Frogs and toads don’t have hair and don’t need hair to keep warm. They are cold-blooded animals that depend on their surroundings to regulate their body temperature. There is, however, a frog that looks like it has hair. The ‘Wolverine Frog’ (Trichobatrachus robustus) has physical extensions of the skin that protrude in hair-like shapes. Read … Read more Do frogs have hair? (And if not, why not?)