Frog Archive

9 Apr 2013

What do Yellow-bellied toad eat?

What do Yellow-bellied toad eat? Yellow-bellied toads mainly forage for food on land and eat a variety of terrestrial arthropods, including beetles, spiders, flies, and ants.  
25 Mar 2013

What do Painted frog eat?

What do Painted frog eat? Painted frogs actively forage at night for insects and other invertebrates.  
20 Mar 2013

What do Fire-bellied toad eat?

What do Fire-bellied toad eat? Fire-bellied toads eat a variety of insects, but more than half of their diet is made up of aquatic prey. Of course, the more time they spend foraging on land, the more terrestrial insects they include in the diet. Terrestrial insects eaten most often include beetles, flies, and ants. The tadpoles may eat some […]
17 Mar 2013

What do Iberian midwife toad eat?

What do Iberian midwife toad eat? Iberian midwife toads actively forage at night for small insects and crustaceans, including flies, grasshoppers, moth larvae, weevils and other beetles, and ants. To a lesser extent, they may also prey on isopods, spiders, and snails.  
11 Mar 2013

What do Oriental fire-bellied toad eat?

What do Oriental fire-bellied toad eat? Oriental fire-bellied toads eat a variety of insects, including beetles, flies, and ants. They also include worms and snails in their diet. The tadpoles mainly eat algae and plants but, as they age, increase the amount of aquatic and terrestrial insects.  
9 Mar 2013

What do Coastal tailed frog eat?

What do Coastal tailed frog eat? The frogs’ food includes terrestrial and aquatic insects. The tadpoles use their rasping mouthparts to scrape off algae and diatoms from rocks.  
6 Mar 2013

What do Surinam toad eat?

What do Surinam toad eat? In nature the Surinam toad has been observed to eat small fish and aquatic invertebrates. The frog lacks teeth. Typically, it lunges toward its prey, opens its mouth, and inflates its body, creating a vacuum into which the prey is sucked; the frog uses its forelimbs to push food into its mouth.  
5 Mar 2013

What do Tailed frogs eat?

What do Tailed frogs eat? Tailed frogs eat terrestrial and aquatic insects or other invertebrates. The tadpoles scrape algae and diatoms from rocks.
4 Mar 2013

What do Spadefoot toads eat?

What do Spadefoot toads eat? During the night, when there is enough moisture in the air to keep them from becoming desiccated, spadefoot toads come out of their burrows to hunt for food. The adult diet generally consists of invertebrates, including beetles, snails, spiders, and caterpillars. The diets of spadefoot tadpoles are much more remarkable. Most anuran larvae eat vegetative matter, […]
2 Mar 2013

What do parsley frogs eat?

What do parsley frogs eat? Parsley frogs generally forage at night. Their diet consistsprimarily of invertebrates, including flies, crickets, slugs, and worms.