Of the more than two hundred species of salamanders, frogs, toads, arboreals, and worms offered by pet stores, only a few dozen can breed in captivity. And their reproduction is often doomed to failure due to unskilled actions of the owner. Due to their lifestyle and habits, amphibians adapt to climatic and atmospheric conditions
Can I handle my clawed frogs?The spur frog is exclusively aquatic, so it is not advisable to take it out of the aquarium and pick it up. If the frog is taken in hand, then it can deftly "seep" between the fingers, becoming almost flat, or it will begin to desperately kick and fight back with its paws, trying to scratch the hand
The African clawed frog , or smooth clawed frog , or plane tree (Xenopus laevis) has been known to science since 1802. Lives in South Africa, introduced to California, Chile and Great Britain. Locals catch these frogs and eat them, considering them a delicacy
What type of terrariums are suitable for frogs and toads in drier climates? It is a large reservoir with a substrate and a small body of water, usually in the form of a cup of water or a small pond. It is important that you do not depend on the type of terrarium you see at the pet store when you set up your own at home
In their natural habitat, tree frogs (tree frogs) spend a lot of time on the branches of trees , so they should be provided with an upright enclosure. It is best if it is a tall parallelepiped or a hexagonal prism. Place the branches in it for your wards to climb
The yellow-bellied toad (Bombina variegata) lives in permanent and temporary water bodies. The quality of water is not demanding; it can live in reservoirs heavily polluted with oil waste. The diet is dominated by terrestrial invertebrates. Loves light, is active during the daytime
Small, sluggish, soft-bodied newts and salamanders seem to be defenseless when it comes to warding off hungry predators. Many of them have a protective coloration: spots of green, brown, black help blend in with the environment and deceive the enemy
The shepherd tree frog , or the green Caroline tree frog , or the blue tree frog (Hyla cinerea), is the smallest of the Hylidae family. It is an agile amphibian, capable of jumping high and far. Inhabits the Southeast United States in wetlands and marshes, plants along the banks of ditches and reservoirs, tree branches
The family of round-speaking, or dis-speaking, unites the ancient, primitive tailless amphibians inhabiting Europe and Asia. The spread is intermittent. The sizes are small, up to 85 mm, in our fauna up to 65 mm.The primitive structural features of the representatives of this family include the presence of short ribs and vertebrae concave from the back surface, which brings round-tongued to higher tailed amphibians
Many toads, frogs and especially tree frogs have really big, expressive and beautiful eyes. Tailed and to an even greater extent tailless amphibians receive most of the information about the outside world with the help of their eyes.The air environment is especially favorable for this
Usually the first meal for tadpoles is the remnants of egg shells. Having eaten the walls of their former dwelling, the babies of tailed amphibians go in search of food, which, with its abundance, is not difficult to do, therefore the eyes and hearing at this time are not yet developed
The breeding period is the most turbulent time in the life of amphibians, usually quite quiet and unobtrusive animals. Extremely active during mating games, many of them show no interest in their offspring. Others, on the other hand, demonstrate an example of extreme dedication
Salamanders live in Europe, Siberia, Japan and the Kuril Islands. They are also called four-toed newts, since they have only 4 toes on their hind legs. These tailed amphibians live in taiga forests near water. They are accustomed to cold weather, and can come to life after freezing into the ice
Have you got a salamander? We do not argue - an excellent choice - no worse than a cat, a parrot or a Vietnamese pig. Have you already come up with a name for her? "This is the task!" - you say. Do not be alarmed, the tricky task of how to name a salamander, the list of nicknames for amphibians published below will facilitate you
In most cases, amphibians feel good in ordinary tap water , which must first settle for chlorine to escape. However, in some cases, it is legal to use bottled water from natural sources.If you know that tap water is not suitable for your pets, for example, it has a high metal content, its pH is above 7
The Corvalho dwarf pipa , or the Brazilian dwarf pipa (Pipa carvalhoi), looks extremely unusual in appearance - a flattened body with a triangular head, on which there are small, blind eyes. Pipa's fingers are quite sensitive, thanks to which, rummaging in the silt, she easily finds food for herself by touch
Let's imagine that you decide to have a frog at home. And not just there, but a girl. Such a cute little green frog that will live in your aquarium, or somewhere else. And what do you call it? After all, you need to distinguish it from the vast world of other representatives of the green fraternity?
Some love frogs, others admire axolotls, others are disgusted with toads, and still others adore them. We are all different, as in general, and they are. How to choose a name for your amphibian pet?For a tomato frog, the name Ed (in Irish it means "fire") is suitable, and a small golden mantella can be called Yenya (a Celtic name meaning "little fire")
Amphibians are amazing animals that bring together such unusual creatures for us as salamanders, frogs, newts, worms. There are not so many of them - about 6700 species. Of these, there are only 28 species in Russia. And I wonder if it is possible to come up with a name for individual representatives of amphibians that would distinguish them from others?
Newts resemble beautiful brightly colored lizards living in the water. These exotic animals are found in Europe, Asia and North America. And what would you call this underwater beauty yourself? Could you think of a nickname for him? With our help, of course
Ussuri clawed newt , or Ussuri newt , or Ussuri lungless newt(Onychodactylus fischeri) is a large tailed amphibian from the Salamis family (Hynobiidae). Named after I.G. Fischer (1819-1889), a renowned herpetologist from Hamburg. It lives in the southern part of the Primorsky Territory of our country, in Korea and Northeast China
Amphibians are a group of exotic animals, many of which live in the tropics. These include newts, frogs, toads, slingshots, garlic and others. But what should you call these beautiful and exotic animals to highlight their personality? It will be easier for you to find the names of the amphibians after viewing our list
Every day the same thing: home - work (or study). And the moment comes when you want to change something. Someone changes jobs, while others manage their hair :) Or you can take a more serious step - get yourself a puppy or a kitten. But if you rent an apartment and the owner is against it?
Ambistoma is a bright and beautiful amphibian animal. This gentle and phlegmatic creature is perfect for keeping in a terrarium. Inhabits the USA and southeastern Canada. And if you imagine that you have got a pretty ambisto, then what name should you give?
Once upon a time, there was a clawed frog named Makita in the aquarium. And then one night its owners woke up from the singing that came from the aqua. It turned out that the frog was not a female, but a male. And how to be now? Re-inventing the name?
One weekend you and your children went to the Bird Market. And if it were not for the children … Of course, they begged you to buy that funny little triton who looked at you with his little eyes … Having covered yourself with books, spent many hours on the Internet, you now know how to maintain and what to feed him. Now
Toads are very similar to frogs. But unlike the frog, which, when the enemy approaches, tries to hide, the toad, on the contrary, does not run away anywhere, it simply exposes its brightly colored abdomen, warning the predator that it is inedible
Now it is becoming more and more popular to keep amphibians in a terrarium. To many, they replace the cats and dogs we are used to. For example, tree frogs are unusually beautiful, albeit poisonous frogs. They come in a wide variety of colors - blue, green, blue, or in a rainbow combination of several colors
Sooner or later, animals are brought up in the house. We start some of them, while others come on our own (we don't consider parasites :) With the advent of a new tenant, the question arises: what to call him? Not satisfied with the usual names?
In nature, we sometimes come across crippled animals. It doesn't matter what: whether it's a bird or a squirrel, or maybe a hedgehog with a broken leg. Crippled amphibians are often encountered. What to do? Leave the crippled toad or take it home for "education"?
Is your life in bright and catchy colors? Have you declared a boycott of the dullness and routine? Then stand out from the crowd even more - get yourself, for example, a fire salamander. Few will pass by such a beauty. And how funny it will look with you in photos
You probably think that tree frogs are called common frogs? But no - special tree frogs of a rich green color. Imagine if such a tree frog were in your home as a pet? What name would you give her? In order not to rack your brains, we offer a ready-made list with nicknames for amphibians
Walking your dog in any weather? "I do not want!" Combing out the tangles of the cat? "I do not want!" So you are the Great Nekhochukha! Not? Do you want a pet, but rarely take care of it? Then a plush puppy or a parrot will suit you. Living things, no matter who they are, require regular care
Studying frogs is very interesting. Names alone speak volumes and arouse keen interest. Would you like to know more about piglet frogs, ghost frogs or flying frogs? These animals are distinguished by amazing colors, which can only be compared with butterflies
If you say the word "amphibian", then you will be understood in almost any country in the world. This word comes from the ancient Greek term ἀμφίβιος (amphíbios), which means "both kinds of life."But in some countries this word is pronounced differently, namely: keiteltu (Hungarian), batrachia (lat.), Anfibi
Newts are tailed amphibians, similar to lizards. In ancient Greece, they were considered deities in the form of a half-man-half fish, who raised or pacified the waves. In most languages of the world, the word "triton" is pronounced like "nyut" (newt) or "triton" (triton), but there are differences . For
Description: The accumulation of fluid in the tissues or cavities and organs of the body is commonly called "dropsy" or "watery edema." The accumulating moisture is formed from the liquid constituents of blood and lymph, which, due to special, abnormal conditions, leave (sweat) from the vessels, do not enter the further circle of blood circulation and accumulate in the tissues of the body
The time spent by many adult amphibians in water, their direct connection with it, the adaptations they have for life in the water element - all this gives reason to consider them not only terrestrial, but also aquatic animals. However, amphibians have a much stronger bond with water: water is not just convenient or suitable for them - they need it
The red-bellied toad , or common toad , or uka, unke (Bombina bombina) looks like a small toad. The tongue is thick, disc-shaped, adherent to the lower palate, for which they were called round-tongued. The eardrum is absent. They listen to toads lying on the ground or the bottom, pressing their heads to the ground
It's not that simple with frogs. Of course, they are very comfortable laboratory animals, but still with quirks. They will put them in the terrarium, and they go on hunger strike - they don't eat, they don't even look at the flies and bugs lying on the bottom of the terrarium