Frog vs Toad: Amphibious battle!

Frogs vs. toads – what’s the difference? Well, technically, the answer is nothing! Frogs are short-bodied, tail-less amphibians from the order¬†Anura (from Ancient Greek, meaning “without tail”). Taxonomically, “toads” are really just frogs! However, according to folk taxonomy (common cultural ways of distinguishing things), there are some differences. Frogs are …

September Accuracy Happy Hours

Stateside, we go back to school in September, and it’s thus time to see how sharp we’re still feeling after the hot …

Reptile Pile: Awards

All competition events for Reptile Pile have finished, and it’s probably time to slither away for a post competition rest. We hope …

Reptile Pile: Turtle Time Marathon

Turtles come from the order Testudines, and are recognizable by their shells, which developed from their ribs. A turtle’s shell is part …

Reptile Pile: Crocodilian Hunt

Crocodilians are large, predatory semi-aquatic reptiles. They’ve been kicking around for 95 million years, and their closest relatives are actually birds! Human …