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 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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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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What Insects do Frogs Eat?

When I thought of what frogs eat as a child I would instinctively think of insects. I used to love watching the wild toads in my yard eat a wide variety of bugs, and here are a few of their favorites. All frog species feed on a wide variety of insects including ants, bees, wasps, …

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Why You Should Not Lick Toads [Toad Venom]

I was watching an old PewDiePie video where he introduced his new pet toad Slippy to the world, and in the video there is a discussion about how Slippy is venomous, could cause hallucinations, but could also be poisonous. And now there is news of people going to national parks to lick toads because they …

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Are Frogs Omnivores? The Truth.

Everyone knows frogs love bugs, but it seems some people think frogs can also consume fruits and vegetables. If frogs consumed both animal-based foods (like bugs), and plant-based foods (like fruits and vegetables), they would be omnivores. But, frogs have been in my life for many years and I can tell you, the idea that …

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Are Frogs Herbivores? The Truth.

I came across so many blog posts affirming that frogs exclusively eat fruits, vegetables, and plants which would make frogs herbivores. But you have probably seen a frog eat a bug, and bugs do not come from plants. So here is the truth about what frogs eat. Frogs are not herbivores or omnivores once they …

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What Human Food Can Frogs Eat?

Frogs are cute and watching them eat can be a lot of fun. But trying to feed frogs human food can be dangerous for their health. Frogs and humans do not have the same eating habits and generally do not consume the same types of foods. Foods that frogs and humans eat include live ants, …

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Can Frogs Eat Fruits?

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” may be something you heard throughout your life. Fruit is effectively considered a healthy food choice for humans. So how about frogs: Can frogs eat fruit?  Frogs can not eat fruit because they are obligate carnivores. Frogs must eat live animal-based prey in order to obtain the …

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Invasive Frog Species

Frogs are amazing creatures that contribute in incredibly positive ways to their natural ecosystems. But certain frog species can be found in places they should not be located, and are causing havoc within their new environments. These are invasive frog species, and they pose a serious threat to native wildlife. Some invasive frog species include …

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