Tag Archive: frogs

Jan 27

Bizarre Animal of the Week: Surinam Toad

It’s like a scene from a gruesome science-fiction film: strange, ugly creatures bursting out from the back of their disfigured mother and then starting to eat one another. But it’s not science fiction, it’s science fact – it’s just how the Surinam toad chooses to gives birth. The Surinam toad looks, upon first glance, like …

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Nov 08

Beautiful but Deadly: Poison-Dart Frog

What is the most dangerous animal in the South American rainforest? Is it the top predator, the jaguar? Perhaps the highly venomous Brazilian wandering spider? How about a large caiman, lying in wait just below the surface of the water? Or maybe a huge column of a million army ants? All of the animals above …

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