Frogs: A Chorus of Colors is a traveling exhibition that introduces visitors to the amazing and colorful world of anurans the frogs. These amphibians are among the most visually stunning, vocally pleasing, and adaptively remarkable life forms on earth. If you've never thought of frogs as beautiful, this exhibition will change your mind. The exhibit is from Clyde Peeling's Reptiland and runs through May 17.

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors is a traveling exhibition that introduces visitors to the amazing and colorful world of anurans the frogs. These amphibians are among the most visually stunning, vocally pleasing, and adaptively remarkable life forms on earth. If you've never thought of frogs as beautiful, this exhibition will change your mind. The exhibit is from Clyde Peeling's Reptiland and runs through May 17.

Visitors get eyeball to eyeball with frogs from around the world including delicate tree frogs, fat bullfrogs, bizarre horned frogs, giant toads, and elegant dart poison frogs. Visitors also can activate recorded frog calls, view videos of frogs in action, and perform a virtual frog dissection.

The exhibition explores all aspects of frogs: biology, natural history, their role in human cultures, their importance to ecosystems, and the peril they face in a changing environment. Fifteen different frog species will be on display.

The exhibition is also full of spectacular close-up photographs by world-renowned wildlife photographers Joe and Mary Ann McDonald, John Netherton, Michael and Patricia Fogden and others. These stunning images offer a glimpse of the vast pallet of frog diversity.


Fun frog facts:
What is the difference between a frog and a toad? Toads are frogs. The word toad is usually used for frogs that have warty skin, short hind legs and live on land.

What is the world's largest frog? The goliath frog of west Africa is the world's largest. It can grow to 15 inches and weigh up to 7 pounds -- about the size of a newborn human.

What is the world's smallest frog? The smallest may be the Cuban tree toad which only grows to 1/2 inch long.

How many kinds of frogs are there? At last count there were over 4,000 species of frogs worldwide, but scientists continue to find new ones every year.

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