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    Amphibians

    What Are Amphibians? Amphibians are small vertebrate animals that have four legs and glandular skin that lacks feather,...

    Axolotl

    Overview The axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum) is a common name for the tadpole form of the yellow-spotted, brown salamander...

    Black-spotted Casque-headed Tree Frog (Trachycephalus nigromaculatus)

    Overview The Black-spotted Casque-headed Treefrog (Trachycephalus nigromaculatus) occurs in coastal areas of southern Brazil, but also in forests...

    Evolution & Biology Of Amphibians

    History The first fossil evidence of a terrestrial vertebrate, an amphibian Ichtyostega, is found in the Devonian Period, between...

    Green Puddle Frog (Floating Frog)

    Overview The Green Puddle Frog, also called Floating Frog, Pearly Skin Puddle Frog, and Pointed-tongued Floating Frog, is...

    Hong Kong Warty Newt (Paramesotriton hongkongensis)

    Overview Hong Kong Warty Newt, also called Giant Fire-Bellied Newt, is found and commonly imported from China, Hong...

    Humidity Control

    Limited Understanding Our understanding of how reptiles and amphibians react to humidity or barometric changes is very limited. Some species...

    Indian Purple Frog

    Distribution & Habitat The Indian purple frog (Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis) is a unique burrowing frog that spends most of...

    Oriental Fire-Bellied Toad (Bombina orientalis)

    Overview Oriental Fire-Bellied Toad (Bombina orientalis) is one of the most popular frogs in the world. Its common...

    Reptile and Amphibian Diseases

    Quarantine New Pets As a rule, reptiles and amphibians are remarkably free from disease. However, a newly acquired specimen should, whatever their...

    Salamanders and Newts

    Overview Salamanders and newts comprise the order of amphibians known as the Urodela (or Caudata). They typically have...

    Termoregulation in Amphibians and Reptiles

    Overview Amphibians and reptiles from two separate classes of the vertebrates, or back-boned animals. The other classes of vertebrates...

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