Sam and Lois visited ITV studios in London to help cure a lady’s deep-set frog phobia. The Speakmans had been working with Sarah on the This Morning program to remove the phobia before Sam presented her with some frogs from Northampton Reptile Centre. From not being able to look at a frog, Sarah can now […]
How much do you know about amphibians? Take our tricky quiz below and let us know what score you get! We think most people will get around 6 out of 10. Good luck from all of the Reptile Centre team!
Kermit the Frog of Jim Hensonâ€™s Muppet fame was wrong. I know itâ€™s hard to believe that a fun loving Muppet like Kermit could have been inaccurate but this is a sad truth. For you see, itâ€™s not only not easy being green; but itâ€™s not easy being any other colour of frog either. Just […]
Modern day amphibians and reptiles evolved from a common ‘amphibian’ ancestor a few hundred million years ago (as did we). If it wasn’t for the evolution of amphibians, life on land would be very different today. Luckily, they did, meaning we’re here and we’re keeping some amazing amphibians as pets. Here are 12 crackers below… […]
The waxy monkey tree frog Phyllomedusa sauvagii is also known as the Chaco Leaf Frog. Common name(s) aside, these are interesting frogs more for intermediate keepers than beginners. Some of their requirements are slightly harder to recreate and are unusual for amphibians. The best way to understand these frogs is to look at their natural […]