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Discovery and Care of the Common Surinam Toad | Pipa pipa   Recently updated !

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 […]


Feasting Frogs

Tales and folklore abound throughout the world of amphibians and the evils they are capable of, but is within the history of Toads and Frogs that we will journey upon a long and convoluted trail of misconceptions, myths, and misnomers in which the Toad has seemingly come away with the most notorious reputation.