Frogs shed their skin in order to keep their skin from hardening. This is important, as frogs “breathe” through their skin when in water. If the skin didn’t shed, and instead hardened, it would become more difficult for oxygen to get through. How frogs shed their skin Most frogs shed relatively easily and regularly. When … Read more Do frogs shed their skin? (And how often do they shed?)
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
There are a lot of frogs around the world, how and why they sound like they do. I really wanted to know how frogs croak, why they croak, and if every frog sounds the same. So, I did some research and I found out some really interesting things. So, why do frogs croak? In almost … Read more Why do frogs croak? (And how do frogs croak?)
You might have heard that frogs lay a LOT of eggs. That’s true. But do you know how many eggs frogs lay? Or why they lay so many? Read on to find out… How many eggs do frogs lay? Female frogs lay thousands of eggs. Depending on the frog and its species, the number can … Read more How many eggs do frogs lay? (And why lay so many?)
We’ve all seen birds, reptiles and amphibians – and hopefully from reading this website, you know what an amphibian is – but have you ever found yourself questioning how these animals are alike? If so, you’re not alone! This afternoon I sat in my backyard and thought about the different animals and how they are … Read more What do amphibians, reptiles, birds and fish have in common?