Fact # 19: Horned frogs do not make good pets! Handling them causes them stress!! (as though being hunted by all those animals doesn't!!)
Fact # 20: If you hold a horned frog and it appears calm, it is not! Remember lying still is a defense mechanism!
Fact # 21: Feeding and care of horned frogs can become time-consuming and costly. Most eat about 80-100 red harveter ants per day; some can eat up to 300! Harvester ants have a mean bite to humans....you can order the ants..less painful than catching, but rather expensive!
Fact # 22: Another really great reason to not have a horned frog as a pet...it is ILLEGEAL!! At least in Texas where they are on the endangered list!
Fact # 23: Horned frogs prey on grasshoppers, beetles, and spiders....see not everything is after them! They catch their prey with a flick of the tongue and swallow them whole.
Fact # 24: A mad or scared horned frog can squirt a 4 to 5 foot stream of blood from the corners of their eyes!!! (To me, the most interesting fact of all!)
And the last fact about the fabulous Horned Frog...# 25: Other than Super Frog, the most famous horned frog was Old Rip, which legend says survived 31 years inside the cornerstone of Eastland County courthouse. His remains lie in a coffin at the Eastland County Courthouse....Road trip, anyone!!!