Frog

MBD – Metabolic Bone Disease

You’ve heard about MBD. It’s bad. But what does it actually do to a reptile’s body, and how can you ensure you will never have to deal with it?MBD, Metabolic Bone Disease, is a disorder caused by the abnormalities of minerals, including calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and Vitamin D, which causes the bone structure to weaken as the calcium is released back into the bloodstream, to preven...

Setting up a frog terrarium at home

Frogs are some of the most diverse animals on the planet, making the finer points of setting up a frog terrarium at home a little difficult once you get into the specifics of each species' environmental requirements, however there are a few things to get you started if you are thinking of taking on one of Britain's fastest growing pets:Glass terrariums for frogsIt will come as no surprise that...

Frogs hears through its mouth

Experts have cracked the riddle of how one of the world's smallest frogs can hear, when it doesn't have ear drums.Gardiner’s frogs were believed to be deaf because they don't have ear drums but now it has been revealed that the frogs' mouths act as an amplifier. The amphibians use the mouth cavity and tissue to transmit sound to their inner ears.The frogs are only about 1cm long and are...