5 Natural Frog Repellents That Work

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I love having frogs in my yard because they act as a natural mosquito repellant, but I understand that many people do not want them around. This especially makes sense if you have pets, small children or somewhat of a frog infestation. Fortunately, you do not need to kill the frogs to keep them away. …

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Can You Use Tadpoles As Bait?

This content is provided for information purposes only and is not legal advice. See our Terms for more information. Fishermen and anglers alike have long been using live bait when catching fish because of how much more realistic and natural it is for frogs to chomp down on live prey. However, while using worms and other similar …

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Do Frogs Have Bones?

Frogs are amphibians and it may be confusing to know if frogs have bones since they are cute squishy-looking creatures. Well, I hated our high-school frog anatomy class because I love frogs and do not want to dissect them, but I did learn a few things. Frogs are amphibians that have a skeleton and a …

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Herpetology vs Hepatology: What is The Right Term?

Herpetology vs Hepatology What is The Right Term

I consider myself an amateur herpetologist. I own reptiles, have worked with them for many years, and have tailored my education and current job positions around reptiles and amphibians. Hopefully, I can help you understand what you are searching for: herpetology or hepatology. The correct term depends on what aspect you are researching. Herpetology is …

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Why Are Some Frogs Albino?

Albinism, or a lack of the pigment melanin which is responsible for coloration in animals’ bodies, exists throughout the animal kingdom. But what is it, how does it affect frogs, and how common is it? Albinism is a congenital lack of melanin, the pigment responsible for an organism’s coloration. Albinism is a recessive gene, meaning …

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Do Frogs Migrate?

During my Bachelors of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife, and certificate in Master Herpetology, I learned about frog and toad migration. It’s a fascinating topic I am excited to share with you today. Frogs migrate from terrestrial non-breeding habitats to aquatic breeding grounds seasonally. Migration is the movement from one place to another and for …

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What is a Bufo Toad?

I have a special interest in reptiles and amphibians and love to share that with others who hold similar interests. I hold a Bachelors of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife, and a certificate in Master Herpetology and have learned about frog and toad species during my studies for school. Currently, I work as a zookeeper …

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What are Types of Wetlands?

I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, so I’ve taken a few classes about ecosystems and the animals that can be found in them. We had a lab station in the middle of a deciduous forest, and took field trips to a nearby bog to go exploring. I loved learning …

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How Do You Become a Herpetologist?

Being a herpetologist, or a scientist specializing in reptiles and amphibians, could be an exciting career choice for anyone passionate about these incredible animals (Vitt, 2014). But if this is a route you would like to pursue, how do you go about starting a career in herpetology? A herpetologist will generally need a Bachelor’s degree …

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Frog Predators: What Animals Eat Frogs?

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Although frogs have incredible self-defense mechanisms, these survival tactics do not always work when faced with a plethora of predators. Frogs are especially vulnerable to predators while they are still eggs or tadpoles. Frog predators include birds (herons, crows, ducks), reptiles (lizards, snakes, alligators), fish (bass, snook), mammals (chipmunks, skunks, foxes, raccoons, possums, humans), and …

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