Surinam toad


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Surinam toad

n
(Animals) another name for pipa
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Noun1.Surinam toad - a South American toadSurinam toad - a South American toad; incubates its young in pits in the skin of its back
tongueless frog - almost completely aquatic frog native to Africa and Panama and northern South America
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So check out the likes of the giant isopod, goblin shark, aye aye, Surinam toad, gob-faced squid and star-nosed mole to see if you agree with our ugly marks out of ten.
ANOTHER hideous member of the frog family facing the threat of extinction is Myers Surinam toad. In fact these toads already look like they died a long time ago, perhaps having been run over by a lorry.
If erected without these subtle adjustments, I would look a mess, with sagging waist and feeble limbs, giving me the graceless posture of a Surinam toad. My ingenious designers understood these optical challenges and how, very precisely, to compensate for the many failings of the human eye.