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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Can Licking Toads Make You High?

I was watching the news the other day and heard that people are licking toads in National Parks across the USA in an attempt to “get high.” I hold a Bachelors of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife, and a certificate in Master Herpetology and know very well how dangerous licking toads can be. Licking toads …

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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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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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