Frog Lifespan: How Long Frogs Live

Toads and frogs can have a much longer lifespan than most people think. I had a pet toad in our yard as a child and he lived to be over 10 years old thanks to privileged access to food, shelter, and a safe environment. On average frogs live 1 to 12 years in the wild …

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How Many Frogs Are There In The World?

Frogs are amphibians that fall under the classification of the order of Anura, which is the most abundant order among amphibians representing 88% of the current population. There are 54 unique families of Anurans and the entire order comprises just over 7,500 species as of January 2023. Amphibians consist of three orders: Anura (Frogs and …

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What Color Are Poisonous Frogs?

I hold a certificate in Master Herpetology and have learned about frog and toad species during my studies for school. I love to educate people about these cool species, especially toads and frogs of all kinds! I used to have a poisonous pet toad named Toady as a kid! The majority of poisonous frogs display …

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Do Pink Poisonous Frogs Exist?

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. I love seeing the different color morphs of frog species, especially when visiting zoos or reptile expos. I have seen a variety of colored frogs, but …

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Are Red Frogs Poisonous?

I hold a certificate in Master Herpetology and have learned a lot about frog and toad species during my studies for school. When I found a russet-coloured American toad as a kid, I was worried if it was toxic or not. With all my studies behind me, I can now confidently name which red-coloured frogs …

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Why Are Some Frogs Blue?

Blue is one of the rarest colors in nature. Few animal species are naturally blue, and few plants have blue flowers. Early humans even acknowledged and described the color blue much later than other colors (Simonis et al. 2012). But in the world of frogs, blue is actually a fairly common color! In most cases, …

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101 Amazing Frog Statistics

After writing over 300 frog-related articles on this blog, I can tell you that I have come across some very cool frog statistics from a wide variety of scientific studies. In this post, I have compiled some of the top frog statistics from peer-reviewed frog research, as well as frog leg trade data, frog species-specific …

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Can Frogs Get Rabies?

Dangerous viruses and transmissible diseases have been around for ages, and rabies is one of the deadliest known infections. Although rabies is fairly rare in humans, the risk of contracting the virus from infected animals still leaves plenty of room for concern and fear amongst animal lovers. But not all animals contract and spread the …

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Can Frogs Change Color?

Frogs are incredibly diverse, equipped with various physical and behavioral traits necessary for their survival. Their colors have an extensive range, which frogs use as camouflage in the wild. However, some frogs are not limited to one color, and they may adapt their features for numerous reasons.  Many frog species can change color generally according …

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How Many Eggs Do Frogs Lay?

Amphibians are skillful survivors, adapting physical and behavioral traits to ensure their continuation. One of their most classic traits is laying countless frog eggs during mating seasons, but not all frog species lay the same number of eggs each time.  Frogs generally lay between 2 and 30,000 eggs per clutch depending on the species and …

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