All amphibians begin their life in water with gills and tails. As they grow, they develop lungs and legs for their life on land. There are more than 4,000 different kinds of amphibians. Most amphibians hop or crawl to the safety of the nearest water when danger threatens.
A few different kinds of insects, worms and beetle larvae (mealworms, waxworms) are usually available at your pet store. Fishing bait stores often have earthworms, minnows and insect larvae called grubs. If you collect your own insects you’ll have a more diverse diet to give your pet.
Tiger Salamanders are one of the most popular pet amphibians due to their tame, docile nature and beautiful appearance. They are native to North America, and once you have their housing set up, they are easy to care for and great for beginners