Sunday, June 9, from 1 to 5 PM—THIS WEEKEND—we are featuring Make and Take a Toad Abode. Children of all ages can stencil paint their own clay pot and transform it to a frog shelter! (This is the snow date for our earlier event this year.)
The green and black poison dart frog can differentiate between human kindness and threat. If the frog is in danger, it can use its toxin to stop a human heart.
The transparency of glass frogs provides them the gift of camouflage, but it’s a bother for predators who can’t see them.
Frog calls in the rainforest can sometimes sound like dead spirits calling from their graves, and frogs’ mating rituals can take up to two days.
There is no end of subjects for an artist to paint. Even limiting oneself to frogs, there are infinite possibilities!
Read about the beginnings of A Frog House, how we restored its gardens without using pesticides, and how to build an easy frog-friendly habitat.
Announcing the grand opening of A Frog House!
Mangroves, which generate fresh water via their own desalinization process, can also provide a peaceful haven for turtles to mate and lay their eggs.
Genovesa Island in the Galapagos is home to 150,000 pairs of varying species of boobies, as well as gulls, herons, pelicans, frigates, and albatross.
The Galapagos islands all sit on a underwater tectonic plate, which is moving southeast. The younger islands are northwest, the older southeast. While the islands will all eventually disappear underwater, they are currently home to 11 fascinating species of iguanas.