The History and Care of the Tomato Frog | Dyschophus sp.

Authored by John F. Taylor of Reptile Apartment History and Care of the Tomato Frog In 1906, French explorer and ornithologist Alfred Grandidier was awarded the Royal Geographic Society’s Founder’s Medal in honor of his 40-year career exploring and documenting the island of Madagascar. At the RGS induction ceremony held in London, the Society described […]


The Venom Interviews | Movie Review

Authored by Robert Wedderburn The Venom Interviews | Movie Review The present-day media continues to portray snakes, especially those large or venomous as terrifying creatures. The Venom Interviews sets out to debunk these widespread notions and provide the audience with accurate information about these highly misunderstood creatures and the amazing people who dedicate their lives […]


Discovery and Care of the Common Surinam Toad | Pipa pipa

Authored by John F. Taylor of Reptile Apartment The Discovery and Care of the Common Surinam Toad In 1699, 52-year-old Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) travelled from her home in Amsterdam to the distant Dutch colony of Suriname. For much of her adult life the German-born entomologist and illustrator had been quietly pursuing scientific research, including […]