Tuesday, June 9, 2009


If you have followed my blog you will have doubtless heard me bemoan the fact that I live in a building that doesn't allow pets, except fish. Well no offence to fish but that just didn't 'do it' for me. I have finally found something or should I say someone who fits the bill perfectly. Meet Winston...

Winston is an Ornate Horned Frog, more commonly referred to as a Pacman Frog because of their enormous mouths and voracious appetites. Winston was obtained for one of our exhibits at the Museum but because he is a non-native species, when the exhibit was over we needed to find him a good home. (Our museum generally focuses on native species). I was more than happy to set him up with a palatial abode and now he lives in the lap of luxury.

I took these photos just after he had eaten his dinner, a baby mouse! Um yummy!!

Photo Credits - CJT


Arija said...

What a gen! I am sure he understands every word you say.
Won't the neighbours complain at his nightly croaking and you and Winston be found out in your idyll?
psst..have you kissed him ywr???

Rambling Woods said...

You know I love frogs..He is a handsome guy..but baby mice..not Frog Sticks..That reminds me that I have to feed froggy here too....
Michelle From Rambling Woods

Becky said...

He is so cute. Looks like the perfect apt dweller. My snakes vouch for the mice... they say they're pretty tasty. lol

Laughing Orca Ranch said...

Wow he's gorgeous! Such vibrant colors and pattern.
So how did Winston get his name?