About Mister Toadmister-toad.com is the personal website and blog of Mike Benard, a biologist who studies the ecology, evolution and conservation of amphibians and other organisms. Mike can be contacted at: mfbenard -at- gmail . com.
Copyright InformationUnless otherwise noted, all text and images are © Mike Benard. If you would like to use any of the material in this blog, please send me an email.
Search Mister-Toad Blog:
Tag Cloudadaptation American Toad art Bullfrog California california newt chorus frog cicada citizen science Frog frog song fun garter snake giant water bug gray treefrog green frog Invertebrate kids Leech lizard mammal Mating methods Michigan music Natural History Newt Ohio pacific chorus frog phoresy potter wasp Predation Salamander Science sea otter slender salamander Snake spider spring peeper Tiger Salamander Toad Tuesday Turtle Variability video wood frog
Category Archives: Art
Here is a beautiful video by Rachel Lodge. The video combines natural sounds of birds and frogs with watercolors to illustrate the carbon cycle. Human perturbations of the carbon cycle are causing global warming. Carbon meditation / Returning to balance … Continue reading
While listening to the New Order album “Substance”, I was startled to hear the sound of frog calls. In fact, I initially thought that one of my frog recordings had started playing simultaneously with the New Order album. Then I … Continue reading
Amazing pancake art in the shape of snakes! More videos at Saipancakes.
I recently posted a bunch of printable pdf coloring pages for kids on the main mister-toad website. They were easy and fun to make. Here is how I did it: I start with a photo of some charismatic animal, usually … Continue reading