As recent research suggests, the skin of many frogs is a potential global pharmacopeia for the treatment of certain medical conditions such as pain or Alzheimer’s Disease(1). It is this characteristic, a remarkable skin, that draws attention to anyone who runs into a frog of the Dendrobatidaefamily. Commonly known as […]
What got you interested in amphibians?
I have always been amazed by what is different and exotic, by everything out of the ordinary. And that was what drew my attention to amphibians in the first place. I was amazed by their singularity, the things that make them so unique among other […]
Frogs come in all shapes and sizes – as these two demonstrate. Paignton Zoo photographer Eleanor Stobbart took this stunning image of a young Thao whipping frog on top of an adult of the same species to mark World Frog Day, on Wednesday 20th March. The species has just bred […]
It is likely that many drivers have, at some point, accidently hit an animal on the road. The consequences? Not only an injured or dead animal, but probably an insurance claim, or a visit to the emergency room for various injuries. At the inaugural African Conference for Linear Infrastructure and […]
We are proud to announce that the 9thedition of the Brazilian Herpetology Congress will be held in Campinas, São Paulo, from 22 to 26thJuly 2019. This year’s theme is Inclusive Herpetology. We want to invite you to join us to celebrate such great biological, and cultural diversity only found […]