Steve's Herpetological Blog

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Frogs

#SciFri: Do frogs have teeth?

Recently I’ve had a number of conversations with people regarding amphibians (partly whilst recording various podcasts) and one question has been repeatedly asked about frogs. Do they have teeth? Let’s take a quick step back here, we know amphibians evolved…

#SciFri: Revenge of the venomous frogs

Something I’ve noticed making the rounds on social media again is the story of venomous frogs, first discovered back in 2015. Yeah you read that right, at a time before the world had started to fall apart/was on fire all…

Froglife Toad Summit 2018

On the 19th June herpetologists from all over Europe travelled to Peterborough for Froglife’s 2018 ‘Toad Summit’. The driving force behind this one day meeting was a recently published scientific paper based on decades of painstakingly collected toad patrol data,…