Amphibian Information

27
Jul

Letters to Dr. Hannon: Sick Box Turtle

Letters to Dr. Hannon:  Sick Box Turtle

Dear Dr. Hannon, A few months ago we found a box turtle in the woods behind our house.  We have been keeping her in an aquarium as a pet, and she gets to roam the house some, too.  Lately she hasn’t been eating well, and she keeps her eyes closed.  They also look kind of puffy.  She also sometimes has bubbles coming from his nose. Our

27
Jul

About Amphibians

About Amphibians

Amphibians are often confused with reptiles. But they are a distinct and separate group of animals separated into three groups: salamanders and newts, frogs and toads, and caecilians. Amphibians are considered cold blooded, which means they can't regulate their own body temperature like birds and mammals. So, if it's 85°F where the amphibian is, then that amphibian will have a body temperature of 85° as