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Frog Pictures

Updated on February 3, 2015

Frog Pictures

Here are some of my frog pictures from my trip to see Frogs - A Chorus of Colors. If you know someone who wants to learn about science and nature, or loves to see reptiles and amphibians, then you should take them to see this exhibit.

There are plenty of toads and frogs to see and photograph. Plus they have lots of video display booths and facts posted all around the place. It is a traveling show but it is currently being held at The Royal Botanical Gardens, in Burlington, Ontario, Canada from January 17th to April 12th 2015.

All Photos © of whatsittoyou

Chinese Gliding Frog

Chinese Gliding Frog
Chinese Gliding Frog

Chinese Gliding Frog - Rhacophorus dennysi

Class: Amphibia

Family: Rhacophoridae

Size: Up to 10cm

Food: Insects

Habitat: Montane Forests


Frog Painting

So Crazy Art 5 Panel Wall Art Painting Two Green Frogs Play In Branch Pictures Prints On Canvas Animal The Picture Decor Oil For Home Modern Decoration Print
So Crazy Art 5 Panel Wall Art Painting Two Green Frogs Play In Branch Pictures Prints On Canvas Animal The Picture Decor Oil For Home Modern Decoration Print

This is a beautiful gallery wrapped canvas art painting of two frogs. it is a wooden frame stretched and it is ready to hang on your wall.

 

Fun Facts About Frogs

Frogs Eyes - They mostly only see well at a distance, but they have excellent night vision.

Most interesting thing is they use their eyes to help them swallow. When they blink their eyes go down to the roof of their mouth, which helps them to push the food down.

They have a third eyelid, called a nictitating membrane, that allows them to see underwater. This eyelid also protects their eyes keeping them moist while they are on land.

Sounds - some frogs can be heard from a kilometer and a half away.

Skin - They drink and breath through their skin. About once a week they shed the outer layer of skin and they eat it.

Name - A group of Frogs is called an Army.




Amazon  Milk Frog
Amazon Milk Frog

Amazon Milk Frog - Trachycephalus resinifictrix

Class: Amphibia

Family: Hylidae

Size: 7.5 to 11.5 cm

Food: Insects

Habitat: Tree branches in wet tropical forest

Ornate Horned Frog
Ornate Horned Frog

Ornate Horned Frog - Ceratophrys ornata

Class: Amphibia

Family: Ceratophryidae

Size: Up to 18 cm

Food: Mice, lizards, birds, snakes, insects, other frogs

Habitat: Rain forests and pampas prairies

Tomato Frog
Tomato Frog

Tomato Frog - Dyscophus guineti

Class: Amphibia

Family: Microhylidae

Size: 5 to 10 cm

Food: Insects

Habitat: Low and mid-elevation rain forest

Video of Poison Dart Frogs at Chorus of Colors

Bumble Bee Poison Frog
Bumble Bee Poison Frog

Bumble Bee Poison Frog - Dendrobates leucomelas

Class: Amphibia

Family: Dendrobatidae

Size: Up to 4 cm

Food: Ants, termites, other insects

Habitat: Leaf litter on rain forest floor

Blue Poison Frog
Blue Poison Frog

Blue Poison Frog - Dendrobates tinctorious

Class: Amphibia

Family: Dendrobatidae

Size: Up to 4 to 4.5 cm

Food: Ants, termites, other insects

Habitat: Near small streams in remnant jungle islands

Dyeing Poison Frog
Dyeing Poison Frog

Dyeing Poison Frog - Dendrobate tinctorius

Class: Amphibia

Family: Dendrobatidae

Size: Up to 7 cm

Food: Ants, termites, other insects

Habitat:

Golden Poison Frog
Golden Poison Frog

Golden Poison Frog

Class: Amphibia

Family: Dendrobatidae

Size: Up to 5 cm

Food: Ants, termites, other insects

Habitat: On the ground in lowland rainforest - often near rivers

Green and Black Poison Frog
Green and Black Poison Frog

Green and Black Poison Frog - Dendrobates auratus

Class: Amphibia

Family: Dendrobatidae

Size: 2.5 to 5 cm

Food: Ants, termites, other insects

Habitat: Rainforests and plantations

Wall Picture of a Blue Poison Dart Frog

Close-up of a Blue Poison Dart Frog in the grass Art Print, 24 x 18 inches
Close-up of a Blue Poison Dart Frog in the grass Art Print, 24 x 18 inches

You can get this beautiful close-up of picture of a Blue Poison Dart Frog to hang on your wall. It is available as a gallery wrap, an art print, or you can get it with a variety of frames included.

 
African Bullfrog
African Bullfrog

African Bullfrog - Pyxicephalus adspersus

Class: Amphibia

Family: Pyxicephalidae

Size: Up to 20 cm in diameter

Food: Insects, reptiles, small mammals, other frogs

Habitat: On the ground anywhere water is likely to collect during a summer rain

Asian Tree Toad
Asian Tree Toad

Asian Tree Toad - Pedostibes hosii

Class: Amphibia

Family: Bufonidae

Size: Females up to 12.5 cm: males smaller

Food: Insects

Habitat: Trees and shrubs near water

Borneo Eared Frog
Borneo Eared Frog

Borneo Eared Frog - Polypedates otilophus

Class: Amphibia

Family: Rhacophoridae

Size: Females up to 10 cm: males smaller

Food: Insects

Habitat: Trees and shrubs in the rain forest

Fire-bellied Toad
Fire-bellied Toad

Fire-bellied Toad - Bombina orientalis

Class: Amphibia

Family: Bombinatoridae

Size: 5 cm

Food: Insects, worms, snails

Habitat: Ponds, lakes, ditches, and rice paddies

Smooth-sided Toad
Smooth-sided Toad

Smooth-sided Toad - Rhaebo guttatus

Class: Amphibia

Family: Bufonidae

Size: Up to 23 cm

Food: Insects, small mammals

Habitat: On the ground in tropical forests

Waxy Monkey Frogs
Waxy Monkey Frogs

Waxy Monkey Frog - Phyllomedusa sauvagii

Class: Amphibia

Family: Hylidae

Size: 5 to 7.5 cm

Food: Insects

Habitat: Dry scrub forest

Location of Frogs - A Chorus of Colors

A marker680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON Canada -
680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON L7T 1J1, Canada
get directions

More Information

If you would like to learn about the hours of operation and admission prices you can check out the Royal Botanical Gardens website.

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    • tillsontitan profile image

      Mary Craig 

      3 years ago from New York

      What a great collection of frogs, and great pictures. We have brown toads, green frogs, and bullfrogs. Not a lot of variety but there's something about a Frog. My husband said if I buy any more frog statues he's going to throw them in our pond ;)

      Voted up, useful, awesome, and interesting.

    • lisavanvorst profile image

      Lisa VanVorst 

      3 years ago from New Jersey

      These pictures were so cool and the hub very informative. Thank you for sharing.

    • Blackspaniel1 profile image

      Blackspaniel1 

      3 years ago

      The images are great.

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      deergha 

      3 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      Really awesome ...and never knew so many facts about frogs. Thank you for sharing this hub here. The pics are wonderfully taken. Sharing and votes up awesome.

    • Phyllis Doyle profile image

      Phyllis Doyle Burns 

      3 years ago from High desert of Nevada.

      That Chinese Gliding Frog is so cute. The Monkey frogs look like little space aliens. What a cool hub. I love frogs! In the summer I get tiny tree frogs all over my patio. I make little houses for them from small flower pots to hide in and often find them sleeping inside the houses. I even paint flowers and leaves on the pots.

      When I was a kid (Pacific Northwest) my big brother found a huge bullfrog - he named him Elmer. One day Elmer got lost and I was the one to find him and carry him back home. I was so happy to have found him.

      Thank you for this hub.

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      Peggy Woods 

      3 years ago from Houston, Texas

      What gorgeous photos you took of the various frogs in that exhibit. I did not realize that frogs drink and breathe through their skin and that they shed it and eat it that often nor that a group of them is called an army. Fascinating! Up votes and sharing, G+, tweeting and pinning.

    • Lady Lorelei profile image

      Lorelei Cohen 

      3 years ago from Canada

      Wow what an amazing collection of frog photos. They really are a creature with a wide range of species. An amazing creature that I hope adapts in our world so it can survive. So many have become endangered due their skin absorbing pollutants.

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