There are approximately 4,740 species of frogs in the world, only 90 species found in the U.S. However, there are still new species being found. For example, this species of Dancing Frogs was recently discovered in an Indian jungle mountain. Or this Helen’s flying frog which was found in Vietnam. Have a great weekend! http://www.defenders.org/frogs/basic-facts/http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2014/05/12/new-dancing-frogs-discovered/http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/burma-s-new-species-showcased-by-world-wildlife-fund-1.2666073
We have had a lot of rainy weather this week. I have heard quite a few calls from my Imitators and my lone male leuc. Hopefully this means I will have more tadpoles from my imitators in a couple of weeks. Here is a picture of my leuc just hanging out and watching me mist…… Continue reading Rainy Weather
I have been hinting since I started this blog that my Tarapoto’s having been breeding and are great parents. They currently have 2 tadpoles located in film canisters on the side of the tank. Here is a picture of 1 of the 2 tadpoles they currently have in the tank. Top View Here is a…… Continue reading Tadpoles Growing Up
Did you know that while in captivity most poison dart frogs are no longer poisonous? The poison dart frog gets it’s poison from its diet in the wild. In captivity the dart frogs no longer eat the poisonous insects which cause them to be poisonous. Bonus Friday Video! Here is a video of one of…… Continue reading Fun Frog Fact Friday!
I chose the Dendrobates leucomelas as my first species highlight because it was my first type of frog. They make very good starter frogs seeing that they are very hardy, entertaining and due to their colors they are easy to keep an eye on. Found: Originally found in Venezuela, but can be found in…… Continue reading Species Highlight “Dendrobates leucomelas”
Up until my husband & I bought our house, my 1 tank of leucs was in the living room as a display tank. This is how my original tank looked 2 years ago. About a year ago, my husband & I bought our house. This meant that we had a lot more rooms and the…… Continue reading The Frog Room