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Highlighting Adorable Tiger Salamander Pets

by Marnie Bii September 1st, 2015| Amphibians, Spotlight
Many kids spend the entirety of their days catching and playing with salamanders found in grass and leaf covered areas. You can bring the same level of joy and wonder into your home by adopting a Tiger Salamander. Unlike common varieties found in many neighborhoods, Tiger Salamanders are covered
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Amphibian Spotlight: American Green Tree Frog

by Jacob Parzych December 5th, 2013| Amphibians, Spotlight
If you are looking for a pet amphibian, sometimes you need look no further than your own backyard.  The American Green Tree is native to America, as the name may suggest.  This frog is a popular pet, yet it might also exist in your very own yard (or
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Amphibian Spotlight: Poison Dart Frogs

by Jacob Parzych May 23rd, 2013| Amphibians, Spotlight
Just consider how amazingly colorful Poison Dart Frogs are.  They are some of the coolest looking animals on the planet.  Still, they are rarely, if ever, considered as pets because they are poisonous.  Well, they can be maintained in captivity with proper care, housing, and diets.

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Amphibian Spotlight: African Dwarf Frog

by Jacob Parzych April 25th, 2013| Amphibians, Spotlight
Have you ever been at a pet store and seen the so-called "Pygmy Frogs?"  Well, there is no such thing as a "Pygmy Frog."  Rather, it is an incorrect nickname for the African Dwarf Frog.  They are popular pets with amphibian enthusiasts around the world, due to
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Amphibian Spotlight: Oriental Firebellied Toads

by Jacob Parzych January 1st, 2013| Amphibians, Spotlight
This is my first amphibian spotlight article on Feathers Fins and Fur.  As you may know, I write a reptile or amphibian spotlight article once every four weeks.  I apologize to my readers who are fans of amphibians for having to wait this long, but I am