Toad Eggs: Everything There is to Know

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As a kid, I loved going out looking for toads and I always thought it was pretty easy to find toad eggs. Compared to frog eggs, fish eggs, and salamander eggs, toad eggs stand out with quite a few remarkable differences. Toad eggs are easy to distinguish from frog eggs because toads lay eggs in …

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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 any of the frogs to keep …

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Frog Hibernation: How Frogs Survive Winter

I learned about how frogs survive winter hands-on from my outdoor pet toad while living in Canada. Frogs and toads can survive the harsh winter months and emerge in the Spring, nutritionally deprived but otherwise unscathed. But the question most people wonder is how these cute, squishy, fragile creatures endure the extreme cold and lack …

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Why Are Cane Toads a Problem?

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There were no toads in many parts of the world until Cane Toads were taken from South America in the 1930s and brought to other countries, making them an invasive species. Cane Toads are a problem because they are an invasive species representing a threat to local biodiversity. Cane Toads are highly toxic and can …

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Which Frogs Are Poisonous? (Complete Guide)

Frogs are beautiful creatures that can be highly toxic, and sometimes fatal to humans. Before obtaining a my Master Herpetologist degree, I would sometimes wonder which frogs were poisonous. Most frogs in North America are not poisonous to humans and those that are only cause sinus irritations. Cope’s Gray Treefrogs, Cuban Tree Frogs, and toads …

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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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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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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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Is a Toad a Frog?

I love discussing different types of frogs and how they have very different characteristics, traits, and habits. Although aquatic frogs, toads, and arboreal frogs are different in many ways, they are all frogs.  But there seems to be this big debate online as to finally deciding, once and for all, if toads are frogs and …

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Do Toads Have Tadpoles?

It is well-known that most amphibians begin their life cycles in water. But, there are some differences and individual cases where certain species do not transform into tadpoles. This has led many animal lovers and amphibian enthusiasts to wonder if toads have tadpoles like frogs and other amphibians. Most toad species lay eggs, which develop …

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