All posts tagged: Frog

New frog species discovered on Vietnam’s highest mountain

Conservationists at international wildlife charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London) have been celebrating the discovery of two new frog species who were found on Vietnam’s highest mountain. Discovered 3,143 meters above sea level,  the new frog species have been named by conservationists as the Mount Fansipan horned frog (Megophrys fansipanesis) and the Hoang Lien horned frog (Megophrys hoangliensis)  […]

Poison dart frogs arrive in Stratford

A group of deadly amphibians will be on display at Stratford Butterfly Farm this October. The golden poison dart frogs – or Phyllobates Terribilis – are so lethal the 1 milligram of poison they each carry is strong enough to kill up to 20 people! Poison dart frogs are native to the rainforests of the Pacific […]

Poison frog world first for Paignton

Staff at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park in Devon have successfully bred an endangered Peruvian frog, making them the first zoo in the world to do so. Also known as the Summers’ poison frog, this particular frog was only named in 2008 when it was separated from the red headed poison frog and identified as a […]

New tropical forest exhibition welcomes baby gecko

To mark its 25th anniversary, NAUSICAA, the French Sea Life Centre in Boulogne, has created a colourful new exhibition inspired by the tropical forest. When it comes to biodiversity, land and sea are totally interlinked, forming a single ecosystem. Just like a coral reef, the tropical forest is a symbol of biodiversity. On display are frogs, geckos, […]