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African Dwarf Frogs

How to Take Care of African Dwarf Frogs: The Ultimate Guide

African Dwarf Frogs, scientifically known as Hymenochirus, are a genus of small aquatic frogs native to parts of Equatorial Africa. These fully aquatic amphibians are distinguished by their buoyant grace and their preference for a warm, stable aquatic environment. Typically residing just below the water’s surface, they are notable for their characteristic limb paddling, which…


Do Frogs Eat Snakes? Exploring the Predatory Habits of Frogs

Do frogs eat snakes? This is a common question that many people ask. While different frog species have slightly different diets, in general, frogs are aggressive predators that will eat almost any prey they can catch, overpower, and fit into their mouths. The size of the frog and the environment it lives in determine what…

Why Do Frogs Come Out At Night

Why Do Frogs Come Out at Night? The Nocturnal Habit Explained

Have you ever wondered why frogs seem to be more active at night? It turns out there are several compelling reasons for these fascinating creatures to be nocturnal. In this article, we’re going to explore some of those reasons and learn more about the behaviors of frogs when the sun goes down. One of the…


10 Fascinating Frogs Of Delaware: [ID Guide Included]

Delaware is a haven for a myriad of frog species, each contributing to the state’s rich ecological tapestry. The diverse range includes the American Bullfrog, known for its impressive size of up to 6 inches in length, to the modest Spring Peeper, which only grows up to 1.5 inches. These amphibians inhabit various environments across…

Purple Axolotl

Purple Axolotl: Real or myth?

Have you ever been mesmerized by the enchanting palette of colors that nature can paint? While the beauty of the land and the creatures on it are dazzling enough, the level of mesmerization goes even further when we look at the water kingdom. It’s more beautiful and colorful than anything that exists on this planet….

Axolotl Vs Salamander Ending The Debate
Axolotls | Salamanders

Axolotl Vs Salamander: Ending The Debate

Having pets is becoming more and more trendy in recent years. People are not only taking in the usual pets like cats/dogs/birds but also branching out and adopting other types of creatures. And so, getting amphibians has been more and more popular lately. But there is a problem when it comes to amphibians, especially between…

How Do I Know If My Axolotl Is Happy

How do I know if my axolotl is happy?

Diving into the captivating world of aquatic pets, the axolotl stands out as a unique and enigmatic creature. This salamander species is easygoing, low-maintenance, and loved by pet owners around the world. But as caretakers, how can we determine if our axolotls are truly content in their underwater realm? Well, it’s a whole different ballgame….

Do Axolotls Sleep At Night Are They Nocturnal

Do Axolotls Sleep At Night? Are They Nocturnal?

In the enchanting world of aquatic wonders, few creatures captivate our hearts quite like the extraordinary axolotls. With their adorable smiley faces and fringed gills, these Mexican amphibians have gained a cult following among pet enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. But since they don’t have eyelids, you’d find their eyes open all the time, making…

What Do Axolotls Like To Play With

What do axolotls like to play with? [7 Fun Ideas]

Axolotls, those enchanting aquatic creatures, have long been admired for their unique charm and captivating behavior. Their endearing appearance, with their feathery gills and perpetual smile, never fails to win the hearts of animal enthusiasts.  Delighting in their tranquil underwater world, axolotls are creatures of amusement, enjoying playful endeavors that define their character. However, their…

The Top 5 Most Deadly Frogs On Earth

The Top 5 Most Deadly Frogs on Earth: [Frogs that Kill]

Frogs, belonging to the order Anura, are known for their remarkable diversity, with over 7,000 species found across the globe. Among these, a select few have evolved an astonishing defense mechanism: the production of potent toxins. These toxins serve as a deterrent to predators, signaling that the frog is dangerous or unpalatable. Some of these…

How Do Axolotls Defend Themselves

How do Axolotls Defend Themselves? [Axolotl Survival Story]

The axolotl is an unusual and captivating creature. A type of salamander native to the lakes surrounding Mexico City, axolotls are known for their seemingly perpetual youth. Unlike most salamanders, axolotls never undergo a full metamorphosis, retaining their aquatic, larval form throughout their lives. These animals, with their fringed gills and wide, endearing smiles, are…

How To Setup An Axolotl Tank

How to Setup an Axolotl Tank: [The Beginner’s Guide]

Axolotls are unique, and this makes them really in demand. Recently, the number of axolotl owners has been increasing, and these pet lovers are coming up with new ideas or settings to ensure proper habitat for the Mexican-born creature.  So, sticking with the age-old tank setup isn’t a wise idea for this cute guy, is…

Are Darwin Frogs Truly Poisonous

Darwin Frogs: Myths & Facts About Their Toxicity

The Darwin Frog, scientifically termed Rhinoderma, is a unique amphibian native to the temperate forests of Chile and Argentina. Distinct from many of its counterparts, the Darwin Frog captivates researchers with its unusual reproductive strategy where males carry developing tadpoles in their vocal sacs. So, is the Darwin Frog truly poisonous? The straightforward answer is…

Can Axolotls Eat Boiled Eggs

Can Axolotls Eat Boiled Eggs?

Amphibians, much like their land-dwelling counterparts, often benefit from diverse diets that mirror their natural habitats. It’s not uncommon for pet owners to contemplate boiled eggs as a supplementary food source. After all, eggs are renowned for being nutrient-rich powerhouses, particularly suited for young, growing animals. Packed with protein and brimming with essential nutrients, they…

Are Axolotls Fish or Amphibians

Are Axolotls Fish or Amphibians? [From Gills to Feathers!]

Axolotls, known scientifically as Ambystoma mexicanum, have always fascinated me with their unique characteristics. Endemic to the Xochimilco lake system near Mexico City, these amphibians stand out because they retain their juvenile features throughout adulthood, a trait we call ‘neoteny’. A study published in the Journal of Experimental Zoology highlighted that axolotls can regenerate various…

Oregon Spotted Frog

The Oregon Spotted Frog: The $2.7B Conservation Challenge

The Oregon spotted frog (Rana pretiosa), a keystone species native to the Pacific Northwest, has witnessed a dramatic decline over the past few decades. According to a study published in the Journal of Amphibian Conservation, this amphibian no longer occupies an estimated 76 to 90 percent of its historical range. As urbanization and climate change…

Rarest Frogs in the World

10 Rarest Frogs in the World: [Hopping Toward Extinction]

Amphibians, particularly frogs, hold a unique position in the biodiversity tapestry. Studies from the Journal of Herpetology estimate that there are over 7,000 species of frogs worldwide. These creatures, often associated with rain songs and monsoon stories, are crucial indicators of an ecosystem’s health. Their permeable skin makes them vulnerable to environmental changes, and hence,…

The Whimsical Frogs of Windham and a Town's Unique Heritage

The Whimsical Frogs of Windham and a Town’s Unique Heritage

In the heart of New England lies the small town of Windham, a place that has turned an obscure historical event into a symbol of community pride and cultural identity. The town’s celebration of frogs, a tradition dating back to the mid-18th century, has become a rich tapestry of art, music, and folklore. This article…

How Frogs Defend Themselves

How Frogs Defend Themselves: Effective Survival Tactics

Frogs, creatures of astounding diversity and adaptability, inhabit nearly every corner of our planet. According to a study published in the journal Nature, there are over 7,000 recognized species of these amphibians, each possessing unique traits and survival mechanisms. Key to their survival is their arsenal of defense strategies, a fascinating blend of physical, behavioral,…

How To Tell If A Frog Is Male Or Female

How to Tell if a Frog is Male or Female: [Sexual Dimorphism]

Frogs, an ecological cornerstone, represent over 6,000 diverse species. These amphibians exhibit sexual dimorphism—unique physical differences between sexes. Yet, identifying these distinctions can be a complex task. Is there a simple way to determine a frog’s gender? Generally, male frogs tend to be smaller, with unique attributes like colorful throats or distinct vocal sacs in…

What Do Axolotls Eat In The Wild

What Do Axolotls Eat In The Wild? [What’s on Their Menu?]

Ever wondered what those adorable little axolotls munch on in the wild? Well, get ready to dive into the fascinating world of their diet. These aquatic creatures have quite the appetite for meaty treats, gobbling up insects, worms, slugs, snails, and even small crustaceans. They’re like underwater hunters with their rudimentary teeth that allow them…

Frogs in Maine

Frogs in Maine: A Journey through the State’s 8 Species

Maine’s natural landscapes are home to a captivating variety of frog species, each exhibiting unique traits and playing vital roles within their respective ecosystems. With about 8 different species, from the American Bullfrog to the Eastern American Toad, Maine’s amphibious diversity represents a microcosm of the larger world of herpetology. Maine’s frog species differ not…

Breeding Axolotls For Profit

Breeding Axolotls for Profit: [Commercial Axolotl Breeding]

Axolotls, scientifically known as Ambystoma mexicanum, are captivating amphibians. Native to the Xochimilco lake complex in Mexico City, these creatures have found a place in the hearts of many as enchanting, low-maintenance pets. Their unique regenerative abilities, which allow them to regrow lost limbs and other body parts, have not only intrigued pet enthusiasts but…

The Axolotl Lifecycle

The Axolotl Lifecycle: Growth Stages and Rates Uncovered

Axolotls, often mistaken for fish due to their aquatic lifestyle, are actually a species of salamander that never undergoes full metamorphosis, spending their entire life underwater. This intriguing life cycle, a phenomenon known as ‘neoteny’, has been studied extensively in the fields of evolutionary biology and genetics. Their growth process from eggs to adults is…

Do Axolotls Make Noise

Do Axolotls Make Noise? A Deep Dive into Axolotl Acoustics

Axolotls, scientifically known as Ambystoma mexicanum, are captivating amphibians native to the remnants of Xochimilco, a system of lakes and canals near Mexico City. These creatures, often referred to as “Mexican walking fish,” are not fish at all but rather a type of salamander that remains aquatic throughout its life. One intriguing aspect of axolotls…

Are Axolotls Poisonous

Are Axolotls Poisonous? [Separating Fact from Fiction]

Axolotls, scientifically known as Ambystoma mexicanum, are unique creatures that have piqued the curiosity of both pet enthusiasts and researchers worldwide. Originating from the remnants of Xochimilco, a system of lakes and canals near Mexico City, these aquatic salamanders are renowned for their remarkable regenerative abilities. According to a study published in the journal ‘Nature’,…

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Meet The Team

Tahmid Sadman

Tahmid Sadman

In his free time, Tahmid likes to play games or spend time with his 4 cats. He has had a cat or any other pet in his home for more than half of his life. So, to him having pets is a part of his everyday life.

Wasif Zahin

Wasif Zahin

Zahin in an ultra extrovert who never misses the opportunity to build a strong network with the newly met stranger in the big room. He also has a high fascination with Global politics & rarely misses any impactful news.

Tahmid Ahmed Chowdhury

Tahmid Ahmed Chowdhury

In addition to his professional life, Ahmed enjoys playing with pets and kids, traveling, cycling, and fishing. He lives in Sylhet with his family.