Are Frogs And Toads Different?

When I was a kid I loved toads, but I always got frog-related gifts on my birthday. Everybody knows what a frog is, but few people know why toads are any different. Too often, the words frog and toad are used interchangeably, yet they are not the same species. All toads are frogs, yet frogs … Read more

What to Feed Frogs

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Frogs are amazing animals that feed on a wide variety of prey.  In the wild, frogs have a varied diet that is generally naturally balanced. And so it can be hard to know what to feed frogs in captivity. Feeding a frog the right types of foods is very important so that they can stay … Read more

Are Frogs Good Luck?

Frogs have been seen as one of the most fascinating animal groups for many years. Frogs are also iconic within plenty of cultures, many of which firmly believe that frogs are strongly connected to good karma.  Frogs are believed to be lucky creatures associated with many positive cultural practices, superstitions, and mythology over the years. … Read more

Everything to Know About Frog Amplexus

There are numerous mating traditions and positions throughout the animal kingdom, and amphibians use one of the most interesting types: amplexus. The position in which frogs reproduce can be perplexing for many frog enthusiasts since the use and form of amplexus can differ depending on the species. Amplexus is a reproductive position used by frogs, … Read more

Do Toads Like Water?

All toads are frogs, and so toads are sometimes confused with aquatic frogs. Yet, there are many differences between frogs and toads, and one of them has to do with water. Toads are born in water which they require as eggs and tadpoles, but once they become toadlets, they live on land. Adult toads need … Read more

Can Toads Swim?

Although most frogs begin their lives in water, not all frogs remain there, including toads. As adults, most toads live on land. There were always toads in our backyard so I never really wondered if toads could swim until I met my first aquatic frog as a child. Generally, toads can swim but are not … Read more

Can You Eat Toads?

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Frog legs are a delicacy in many restaurants worldwide and some exotic meat sellers have reported increased demand for toads. It may come as a surprise since toads are generally seen as gross, with toxic skin, and overall not fit for human consumption. Toads are considered toxic and, therefore, not safe to eat. Toads skin … Read more

Are Toads Poisonous To Dogs?

While plenty of amphibian lovers adore having toads in their area, it can be quite concerning for those who also have dogs. Although it can be cute to watch a dog hop around a toad in curiosity, toads can be incredibly dangerous for dogs if they lick or ingest a toad. All toads are generally … Read more

How Are Toads And Frogs The Same?

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When you hear about different species of toads, the word “frog” may be used to describe them. Although many people understand the differences between toads and frogs, it may be hard to notice how they are the same. Frogs and toads are generally the same with regards to their scientific classifications as amphibians in the … Read more

Can Frogs Give You Herpes?

Can Frogs Give You Herpes

This content is provided for information purposes only. See our Terms for more information. Herpes is a contagious disease caused by a virus that creates sores, blisters, and ulcers in those who get infected. It appears mostly around the mouth and genitals and does not look appealing when left untreated. Although the virus is very … Read more