Amazon Milk Frog

Trachycephalus resinifictrix Order: Anura Family: Hylidae Natural History Information Range and Habitat Longevity Ecosystem Role Husbandry Information Housing Requirements Life Cycle Natural History Relevant Information Temperature, Humidity, Light Cycles Substrate: Social Housing/Colony Management Other General Housing Requirements or Management information Diet Requirements Life Cycle Relevant Information Diet under human care Veterinary Concerns Enrichment Behavioral Relevant…

African Clawed Frog

Xenopus laevis Order: Anura Family: Pipidae Natural History Information Range and Habitat Longevity Ecosystem Role Husbandry Information Housing Requirements Life Cycle Natural History Relevant Information Temperature, Humidity, Light Cycles Substrate: Social Housing/Colony Management Other General Housing Requirements or Management information Diet Requirements Life Cycle Relevant Information Diet under human care Veterinary Concerns Enrichment Behavioral Relevant…

Spotted Salamander

Spotted Salamander Ambystoma maculatum Order: Caudata Family: Natural History Information The skin of a spotted salamander is blue-black or dark grey with two rows of yellow or orange spots that begin at the base of the head and continue down the back. The belly is slate gray. One of the larger members of the mole…

Tiger Salamander

Ambystoma tigrinum Ambystoma californiensis – CA tiger salamander Ambystoma mavortium – Barred tiger salamander Order: Caudata Family: Amby is Greek for “a cup”; stoma is Greek for “a mouth”; tigri is Latin and means “tiger” or “striped like a tiger” Note relevant information about latin name, close relatives, etc: Natural History Information Both California and…

White’s Tree Frog

Litoria caerulea Order: Anura Husbandry Information Housing Requirements Diet Requirements In the wild, White’s tree frogs eat mostly insects and spiders, although they will also take small frogs and small mammals, as long as they will fit inside their mouths. In captivity, they are fed crickets. Though gut-loaded crickets dusted with calcium and vitamins are…

African Bullfrog

Pyxicephalus adspersus Order: Anura Husbandry Information Housing Requirements Diet Requirements In the wild, African bullfrogs will eat anything that fits into its mouth, including insects, rodents, reptiles, birds, and amphibians. In captivity, they are fed crickets and nightcrawlers. Veterinary Concerns Notes on Enrichment & Training Other Colony or Breeding Management Notes species is housed or…

Woodhouse Toad

Bufo woodhousii Order: Anura Husbandry Information Housing Requirements Diet Requirements Veterinary Concerns Notes on Enrichment & Training Other Colony or Breeding Management Notes species is housed or managed socially or for breeding purposes. Individual Identification Dimorphism or practiced ways to individually mark species (such as those in colonies, like giant millipedes). Programmatic Information Transportation Temperature…

Puerto Rican Crested Toad

Latin Name Order: Husbandry Information Housing Requirements Diet Requirements Veterinary Concerns Notes on Enrichment & Training Other Colony or Breeding Management Notes species is housed or managed socially or for breeding purposes. Individual Identification Dimorphism or practiced ways to individually mark species (such as those in colonies, like giant millipedes). Programmatic Information Transportation Temperature Guidelines…

Fire-bellied Toad

Bombina orientalis Order: Anura Husbandry Information Housing Requirements Diet Requirements Veterinary Concerns Notes on Enrichment & Training Other Colony or Breeding Management Notes species is housed or managed socially or for breeding purposes. Individual Identification Dimorphism or practiced ways to individually mark species (such as those in colonies, like giant millipedes). Programmatic Information Transportation Temperature…

Pacman Frog

Ceratophrys ornata Order: Anura Family:  Ceratophryidae Other names: Argentine wide-mouthed frog, ornate pacman frog   Natural History Information Range and Habitat Ornate horned frogs are native to northern Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil. They live in tropical and montane rainforests. Longevity Normally, ornate horned frogs will live about 6 years, but some individuals have lived up…