H/Frogs and Friends

Frogs and Friends

Radiant red. Gorgeous green. Brilliant blue. Hop into the colorful world of reptiles and amphibians during the Frogs and Friends exhibit through Sept. 3, sponsored by Geico and Moravian Academy.

Come face-to-face with the beautiful, but deadly poison dart frog, the giant cane toad, tiny Solomon Island leaf frogs, and the huge mouth of the Pacman frog. There will be lizards, snakes, turtles, and many species of frogs to discover.

Professional animal handlers from Little Ray’s Reptiles will facilitate animal meet-and-greets on a daily basis and perform live shows every weekend. Saturday shows begin at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m., and Sunday shows begin at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Frog Food Chain

Did You Know? Some snakes eat frogs and some frogs eat snakes. This exhibit will help explain the precarious balance between predator and prey.

Learn about the amphibian life cycle and metamorphosis from egg to tadpole to adult. Find out what daily life is like for frogs including their diet, how they are such good jumpers, and some unique forms of communication.

Many amphibians and reptiles are able to survive in harsh environments around the world. Discover some of their amazing adaptations, such as camouflage, poison, and the ability to breathe through their skin.

Check Out Our Frogs and “Friends”

Did you Know? Herpetology is the branch of zoology concerned with the study of amphibians and reptiles.  A herpetologist is a person who studies and works with amphibians and reptiles.

Visitors will also learn about the importance of conservation. Many of these animals’ habitats are threatened by pollution, deforestation, and other man-made elements. There are a number of simple things you can do right in your backyard to minimize the damage people cause to the environment.

What is a Toad?

Did You Know? All toads are frogs, but a frog is not a toad. Come learn the differences between a frog and it's thick-skinned cousin.

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