These tropical frogs require special attention regarding diet and protection against parasites. All aspects of animal care and maintenance are discussed in this fact-filled volume. Books in the Reptile and Amphibian Keeper's Guide series present basic information on reptiles and clear instructions on reptile care. Each book includes general information on the subject animal's natural history, distribution in the wild, life expectancy, and physical characteristics. Practical information includes purchasing a good specimen, determining sex, providing correct caging and feeding, health care, and advice for those who want to try breeding. Despite their compact size, books in this series are packed with valuable information for hobbyists and are filled with illustrations of high quality. Each book has 50-to-75 full-color photos, line art, bibliography, and an index.Unless the male is dislodged, amplexus may last for more than a day, but soon following the initiation of amplexus, the male horned frog will begin ... In sizable outdoor pens, these frogs are much lower maintenance than when kept indoors.
|Title||:||The Horned Frog Family and African Bullfrogs|
|Author||:||Richard D. Bartlett, Patricia Bartlett|
|Publisher||:||Barron's Educational Series - 1999-01-01|