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2014-06-12 23:05:31

Officially-Licensed Toys Allows Kids to Bring their Favorite Mario Characters to Life Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 K'NEX, the only US construction

2014-03-27 23:04:34

Web developer offers to build new health care exchange website at fixed cost of $10 million. Portland, OR (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Metal Toad Media, Inc.,

2013-07-30 23:19:54

Officially-Licensed Toys Inspired by the Super Mario Franchise Allows Kids to Bring Their Favorite Mario Characters to Life! Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013

2013-07-01 23:17:30

Officially-Licensed Toys Allow Kids to Build Their Favorite Mario Kart Characters Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 K'NEX, the only US construction

Traffic Harms Asturian Amphibians
2012-04-12 09:36:27

The roads are the main cause of fragmenting the habitats of many species, especially amphibians, as they cause them to be run over and a loss of genetic diversity. Furthermore, traffic harms two abundant species that represent the amphibious Asturian fauna and have been declared vulnerable in Spain: the midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) and the palmate newt (Lissotriton helveticus).

2012-02-09 14:00:00

Officially-Licensed Toys Allow Kids to Build their Favorite Mario Kart Wii Characters Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) February 09, 2012 K'NEX, the only US

2011-04-13 21:42:52

Frog and toad skins already are renowned as cornucopias of hundreds of germ-fighting substances.

2011-03-28 09:55:00

North Queensland’s third annual Toad Day Out has locals in Townsville, Charters Towers and Cairns hunting for the much hated cane toad.

Latest Toad Reference Libraries

European Fire-bellied Toad, Bombina bombina
2014-08-15 11:36:05

The European fire-bellied toad is distributed from the Central Balkans to a wide range of central and eastern Asia amidst cooler and shaded areas. This species will hibernate in dens, under stones or dead wood during the winter months. If threatened, the toad will roll on its back to display the coloration of the belly as a warning that it is poisonous. This poison also protects the toad from bacteria and fungi. The body of this species is brown, grey, or green with dark spots and a bright...

Apennine Yellow-bellied Toad, Bombina pachypus
2014-08-15 11:30:01

The Apennine yellow-bellied toad is found from the southern Italian peninsula to the Apennine region. The natural habitat of this toad includes temperate forests, grassland, swamps, marshes, ponds, pastures, and seasonally flooded land. The Apennine yellow-bellied toad comes out of hibernation in the spring and mates multiple times from May to September. The coloring of this species of toad has brown spots on the top side of its body and the belly is black and white with large yellow...

Iberian midwife toad, Alytes cisternasii
2013-03-30 08:17:41

The Iberian midwife toad is found around the Iberian Peninsula in southern and eastern Portugal, and also in western and central Spain. The elevation range of this species is between 300 - 4,265 feet, but it is typically found around 2,000 feet. The Iberian midwife toad prefers dry habitats in meadows and open forests with sandy soil that grow vegetation adapted for dry regions. However, this toad relies on streams and pools for the development of the tadpoles. The Iberian midwife toad is...

2008-09-17 12:51:35

The Majorcan Midwife Toad (Alytes muletensis), also known as the Ferreret or Mallorcan Midwife Toad, is native to the Balearic Island of Majorca in the Mediterranean Sea. Discovered in 1977, this species was thought to be extinct beforehand, as only fossils were collected. Still found in the wild today, the midwife toad can be more commonly seen in zoos. In the wild it is found only in mountainous regions and gorges of the Sierra de Tramuntana. It inhabits streams in limestone caverns where...

2008-07-25 16:01:33

The Great Plains Narrowmouth Toad (Gastrophryne olivacea), is a species of frog in the Microhylidae family. They are found throughout much of the south central United States from the state of Nebraska south through Texas, and into northern Mexico. Though not a true toad, they are often referred to as toads, because they are terrestrial. Great Plains Narrowmouth toads are a small (1.5 inches), flat-bodied species, with a sharply pointed snout. They are typically olive green to grey-brown in...

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  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.