Herp of the day

Herp of the day: Ecuadorian Poison Frog

The Ecuadorian Poison Frog (Ameerega bilinguis) is a species of frog in the Dendrobatidae family found in Colombia, Ecuador, and possibly Peru.  Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.  The flashy and brilliant colors of this species constitutes a … Continue reading

Herp of the day

Herp of the day: Horned Adder

The Horned Adder (Bitis caudalis) is venomous snake species found in the arid region of southwest Africa, easily distinguished by the presence of a single, large horn-like scale over each eye. It usually averages 30–40 cm (12-16 inches) in total length (body + tail). The largest specimen reported is a female from southern Botswana measuring 51.5 … Continue reading