Albinism affects many animals, including fish, birds, reptiles, humans, and amphibians such as albino frogs. It is a congenital disorder where the animal has an absence of melanin pigment – the compound that gives skin color. Albinism is also known as achromia, achromasia, or achromatosis, and animals with the disorder are known as albinos.
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There is nothing quite as shocking as the day you find out that toads are frogs. It’s like finding out that your father isn’t really your father – how can an established fact be torn down like this!?
A lot of folks come to this page after searching for “what is the difference between frogs and [...]
Frogs have tails, but only when they are tadpoles! It is most unusual for a vertebrate not to have a tail to assist with movement and/or balance, so what makes frogs so special?
When we look at the tadpole we can see that indeed the tail makes for an excellent way to move the young [...]