Reptiles & Amphibians

Do Tortoises Bite

Do Tortoises Bite: Yes But the Reason Is Not What You Think

Tortoises are becoming increasingly popular as companion animals today. Tortoises do not make noise and are easy to find in most local pet stores. But tortoises and turtles also have a reputation for carrying an infectious bacteria called salmonella that is zoonotic (can be transferred from animals to people). So […]

do axolotls eat frogs

Do Axolotls Eat Frogs: Understanding Axolotl Dietary Needs

The first time most people see an axolotl, they often think it has been photoshopped. Axolotls, with their otherworldly feathery external gills and long tadpole tails, can seem too strange to be true. What is true is that axolotls are real and extremely rare. The IUCN Red List currently lists […]