Indian Dancing Frogs, Dancing Their Way to Extinction

Indian Dancing Frogs

Dancing Frogs of India Fourteen new species of the tiny “Indian Dancing Frogs” have been discovered in the jungles of western India, which more than doubles the number of Indian dancing frogs already known.  The dancing frogs are thus named because of their foot-waving gestures of the males during the mating season.  Published on May … Read more

Himalayan Tahr | Can You Spot the Tahrs in This Video?

The Himalayan tahr is a close relative of the wild goat and sheep. They have specially adapted to life on the rugged mountain slopes of the Himalayas.

Himalayan Tahr Can You Spot the Tahrs in This Video? (Betcha can’t … wait or it!  Wait for it …) The Himalayan tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus) or common tahr is a large ungulate related to the wild goat and the only extant member of the genus Hemitragus.   The Himalayan tahr is native to the Himalayas in southern Tibet, … Read more

Draco Lizard, Is it Really a Flying Lizard?

Draco Lizard, Can this tiny lizard really fly? Find out why, and how, these little dragons can become airborne. Who knew?!

Draco Lizard – the Flying Dragon Draco is a genus of agamid lizards that also are known as flying dragons.  They are arboreal insectivores.  Because of the Draco lizard’s small size, it becomes dangerous to be grounded for any length of time while searching for food, attracting mates, and escaping danger.  Therefore, the Draco Lizard has, over thousands of … Read more