A complex Enrichment Diet improves growth and health in the endangered Wyoming toad (Bufo baxteri)

Abstract 10.1002/zoo.20223.abs The endangered Wyoming toad (Bufo baxteri) suffers nutrition related pathologies including poor growth and feeding difficulties from squamous metaplasia. Juvenile B. baxteri were each fed three supplemented feeder diets over 22 weeks and their growth, strike rate, and ingestion success measured. Diet (1) Enrichment Diet: feeder crickets fed fish oil, spirulina, and ground […]