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The Last Rabb’s Tree Frog Dies

Rabb's Tree Frog

The last Rabb’s tree frog died recently at Zoo Atlanta. It was the last of its species. Known only from forest around El Valle, Panama, the frog lived high in the canopy and bred in tree holes. In 2005, with the infectious chytrid fungus looming and nearby forest being cleared

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A turtle, an anole, and a sick tree frog

“We have had a female gray tree frog for over a year now. Within the last couple months it has developed a growth at the back right hind leg. Could you give us some incite as to what this may be. the tank is at 80 degrees and we have

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Why is my tree frog sleeping on the ground?

“Good morning, First I would like to say thank you! Your web site is wonderful, and I am sure helps a huge number of store bought as well as captured animals lead much happier, healthier lives!! I have owned several reptiles and amphibians in my life, and have recently purchased

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Clown Tree Frog

Clown Tree Frog Hyla leucophyllata

Clown tree frogs make colorful terrarium inhabitants. They are seasonally imported and sporadically bred in captivity but because they are nocturnal and males can be noisy they are not a frog well-suited for all keepers.

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Gray Tree Frog

Gray Tree Frog

Two species of gray tree frogs are common throughout much of North America and are often kept as pets within their native range. Though their name may make you think they are dull, gray tree frogs are not so.

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Golden Tree Frog

Golden tree frog sitting on leaf

Known by a handful of names (including Asian tree frog, banana tree frog, and common tree frog), the golden tree frog is a robust and active amphibian. They need a roomy well-ventilated enclosure with space to jump around.

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Red-eyed Tree Frog

Red-eyed tree frog pair in amplexus

Red-eyed tree frogs make good pets so long as you purchase well-started captive-bred frogs over an inch in length and provide the right environment. This includes a spacious ventilated enclosure with high humidity and moderate temperatures. Although they have a reputation for being difficult to keep, under the right conditions red-eyed tree frogs are actually quite hardy.

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White’s Tree Frog

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Also called dumpy tree frogs, White’s tree frogs are robust arboreal amphibians that make great pets. Captive-bred frogs are regularly available and come in a number of different color morphs.

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Amazon Milk Frog

Amazon milk frog in terrarium

Amazon milk frogs live high in the canopy of the rain forest. They breed in tree holes and their tadpoles complete metamorphosis without ever having touched ground. Milk frogs also make easy-to-care for pet amphibians.

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Asian Painted Frog

Chubby frog walking

Also called chubby frogs, Asian painted frogs are more active than they look, and at night they often climb around the terrarium. They are easily cared for and make ammusing pet amphibians.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Taking care of a reptile or amphibian can seem difficult or overwhelming and information about what to do in specific situations often isn’t covered in the average care sheet or book. What follows is a selection of emails I have received over the years. I have grouped these questions into

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How do I get rid of waste in a living terrarium?

“This is my first time having a living terrarium for my tree frogs. I plan on using gravel for my drainage and coconut fibers for my substrate. I’m also going to be using a variety of ferns, plants, and mosses. The only thing I can’t figure out is how to

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The Mixed Species Dilemma

A large mixed species terrarium; Biotope Costa Rica

Zoological institutions often recreate naturally occurring communities of reptiles and amphibians in large elaborate exhibits. Can a private hobbyist accomplish the same thing at home?

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