Glass Frogs. Last Updated: Jan 03, 2013 Nature's original X-ray machine, the Fleischmann's glass frog has a transparent underbelly that reveals a complex web of veins, organs and tiny white bones.
The frog's physical uniqueness continues with its translucent yellow fingertips and captivating eyes – golden irises and elliptical pupils that are surrounded by iridescent, marbled color variations. Highlights Scientific Name: Hyalinobatrachium fleischmanni Status in the Wild: Common Habitat: Cloud Forests, Rainforests, Rivers, Tropical Dry Forests Diet: Carnivore. Glass Frog, Costa Rica - information, where to see it, and photos. HabitatThis glass frog lives near rapid streams, both in cleared areas as well as the canopy level of trees.
In Costa Rica they are found in lowland and premontane moist and wet forests, premontane rainforests, and sometimes in higher elevations and in lower montane wet forest. They generally live beneath an elevation of 1,600 m. They refrain from drier areas such as in the northwestern lowlands of Guanacaste, high mountains, or coasts. RangeThis species can be found from Mexico through Central America to Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, and the Guianas. National ParksTortuguero National Park and La Selva. Glass frogs, the beautiful transparent frogs from the amazon. The Glass frog is a beautiful frog species that has a semi-transparent skin Among the many weird and fascinating amphibians on our planet, very special are the Glass Frogs.
This amazing frog family has a transparent skin, allowing you to view inside its small body. They are so transparent that it almost looks as if they melt into the leaves and become one with them. Transparent animals like these frogs are spectacular to see. A glass frog allows you to see its internal organs. Glass frog Facts. Life History - Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxii) - Neotropical Birds. Food The diet of the Blue footed Booby is based mainly on fish.
The composition of this species diet is best known in Peru, where they consume 16 species of fish and 1 species of squid. Life Cycle of a Blue Footed Booby. The colorfully-named blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii) is a large seafaring bird native to the waters and shorelines of the western coast of South America, including the Galapagos Islands.
Both sexes of boobies sport the species' characteristic blue feet, though males and juveniles tend to have brighter, more vividly blue feet than females. Courtship Blue-footed boobies have an incredibly complex courtship ritual that begins when a male displays his blue feet to a female. More vividly pigmented feet indicate more success in acquiring food, so females tend to select males with bright blue feet over their duller counterparts.
The Mastery of Flight. How Do Birds Fly? How Do Birds Fly? Amazing Creatures & Fish of the Deep Ocean Sea Full documentary Wildlife Documentary FullHD 1080p. Amazing Creatures of The Deep Ocean - Wild Documentary. The anglerfish: The original approach to deep-sea fishing. World's Weirdest - Weird Killer of the Deep. Lanternfish - Deep Sea Creatures on Sea and Sky. The lanternfish, also known as Symbolophorus barnardi, is a deep-water fish that gets its name from its ability to produce light.
The light is given off by tiny organs known as photophores. A chemical reaction inside the photophore gives off light in a chemical process known as bioluminescence. It is the same process used by fireflies and is similar to the chemical reaction inside the green light sticks that children use on halloween. The photophores are located on the fish's head, underside, and tail.
It is believed that these light organs are used to attract other small fish on which the lanternfish feeds. Photo of a lanternfish. Lantern Fish - Species, Light, Organs, and Flashing. Kids Zone: Macaws. Animals of the Rainforest-Macaw. I Didn't Know That - Secret Life of Head Lice. Anoplura (Sucking Lice)
Sucking louse. Sucking lice (Anoplura, formerly known as Siphunculata) have around 500 species and represent the smaller of the two traditional suborders of lice.
As opposed to the paraphyletic chewing lice, which are now divided among three suborders, the sucking lice are monophyletic. At least three species or subspecies of Anoplura are parasites of humans; the human condition of being infested with sucking lice is called pediculosis. Pediculus humanus is divided into two subspecies, Pediculus humanus humanus, or the body louse, sometimes nicknamed "the seam squirrel" for its habit of laying of eggs in the seams of clothing, and Pediculus humanus capitis, or the head louse.
Pthirus pubis (the crab louse) is the cause of the condition known as crabs. Families References Jump up ^ Piotrowski, F. (1992): Anoplura (echte Läuse). de Gruiter; 61 pp. See also Fennec Fox Factsheet. Vulpes zerda Description.
Fennecs as Pets. Be sure to check out the Fennec Diet and Health page!
Frequently asked questions about fennecs as pets: Do Fennecs make good pets? Many fennecs are a wonderful exotic pet. They are very friendly and can be enjoyed by the whole family–especially if you have a lot of energy! Fennec fox. The fennec fox or fennec (Vulpes zerda) is a small nocturnal fox found in the Sahara of North Africa.
Its most distinctive feature is its unusually large ears, which also serve to dissipate heat. Its name comes from the Arabic word فنك (fanak), which means fox, and the species name zerda comes from the Greek word xeros which means dry, referring to the fox's habitat. The fennec is the smallest species of canid in the world. Its coat, ears, and kidney functions have adapted to high-temperature, low-water, desert environments. Crocodile - My animal friends - Animal documentaries -Kids educational Videos. Alligator and crocodiles in Everglades National Park. Crocodile Facts for Kids - Crocodile Facts.
Nile Crocodile. Although Nile crocodiles resemble armored tanks with huge, teeth-filled mouths, these reptiles are unusually attentive parents. When a large male croc spots a female that catches his eye, he bellows and splashes, slapping his snout on the water to get her attention. He grunts and growls, and sometimes, inhales as hard as he can, submerging his snout and blowing water through his nostrils, producing a fountainlike spray. The female croc is ready to lay her eggs nearly two months after mating. She scouts the area for a suitable nest site in which to lay the eggs, usually digging a hole on a riverbank, shoreline, or dry streambed. She deposits from 25 to 80 eggs in the nest, then settles in for a long vigil. Just before hatching, the young crocs send out high-pitched sounds—a signal for help.
Fun Crocodile Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Crocodiles. Bill Nye The Science Guy & Marine Mammals & Full Episode. Bill Nye the Science Guy episodes 53 Mammals. Blue Tongue Skinks! CrittCam : AnimalBytesTV. San Diego Zoo Kids - Blue Tongued Skink. Australia Zoo - Reptiles. (Tilqua sp.) There are 4 species and 2 sub-species of Blue-tongue Lizards. The belly of the Blue-tongue is usually pale with darker variegations. Their eyes are small and reddish-brown to grey. The tongue is dark blue and the lining of the mouth is bright pink. Blue-tongues have a long body, large head and short legs and toes. Habitat Blue-tongue Lizards are found throughout most of Australia. Diet Blue-tongues eat a wide variety of vegetation and invertebrates. Breeding. What They Eat. How stingrays eat. What Do Stingrays Eat? Posted In: Fish. The stingray is a flat fish that lives in the seas around the world and they prefer the temperate, shallow waters.
They aren’t an active fish, spending their time mostly hiding in the sand. With their flat bodies, they don’t resemble a fish, which they certainly are, and their bodies are supported by cartilage rather than bones. Stingray. Stingrays are a group of rays, which are cartilaginous fish related to sharks. They are classified in the suborder Myliobatoidei of the order Myliobatiformes and consist of eight families: Hexatrygonidae (sixgill stingray), Plesiobatidae (deep water stingray), Urolophidae (stingarees), Urotrygonidae (round rays), Dasyatidae (whiptail stingrays), Potamotrygonidae (river stingrays), Gymnuridae (butterfly rays), and Myliobatidae (eagle rays). Most stingrays have one or more barbed stingers (modified from dermal denticles) on the tail, which are used exclusively in self-defense.
The stinger may reach a length of approximately 35 cm (14 in), and its underside has two grooves with venom glands. The stinger is covered with a thin layer of skin, the integumentary sheath, in which the venom is concentrated. A few members of the suborder, such as the manta and porcupine rays, do not have stingers. Behavior BBC: Wild Caribbean - Underwater World - Stingrays. Reef Life of the Andaman (full marine biology documentary) National Geographic Live! - Queen of the Manta Rays. Life Cycle of a Stingray. Life Cycle Of A stingray. The Life cycle of a stingray by Fizzy Sherbet on Prezi. Life Cycle of frogs. The Egg Frogs lay their eggs in water or wet places. A floating clump of eggs is called frog spawn. The large and slippery mass of eggs are too big to be eaten. This is nature's way of protecting them. The Life Cycle of a Frog. Life Cycle of a Frog. True Love? When Frogs mate, the male frog tends to clasp the female underneath in an embrace called amplexus.
He literally climbs on her back, reaches his arms around her "waist", either just in front of the hind legs, just behind the front legs, or even around the head. Amplexus can last several days! Spider Monkey. Spider Monkey Scientific Name: Ateles geoffroyi Kingdom: Animalia Phylum:Chordata Class: Mammalia Order:Primates Family:Atelidae Distribution:Spider Monkeys live in tropical climates, specifically the evergreen forests of Central and South America. A Guide On Habitat And Distribution Of Spider Monkeys. Spider monkeys are diurnal and arboreal in habits. Complete Life Cycle of the Monarch Butterfly. Incredible Journey Of The Butterflies. Monarch Mania! Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle. How to Create Your Own Monarch Butterfly Rest Stop.