Toadlet

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Toad´let


n.1.A small toad.
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Work to fabricate and install a tunnel for toadlets caught the attention of Lafarge Canada Inc.
e burrows and its wetlands were alive with toadlets, butteries, bees, dragonies, orchids and rabbits, the sun blazing down from a cloudless blue sky making the sandy paths hot to walk on.
It is probable that the population of Bibron's Toadlets in the Plains Grassy Woodland section of the property survived the wildfire by sheltering in deep cracks that were present in gilgai depressions.
Feldner who observed recently transformed toadlets in Pinto Canyon at the second palm oasis upstream from the mouth of the canyon.
Rubin (1965b, 1968) reported finding fully transformed toadlets in May 1964 only 37 days after the first known breeding at the site.
In July all captures consisted of toadlets [less than or equal to] 35 mm in snout-vent length (n = 23).
He purchases several cookbooks and catches a large number of toadlets for his dinner.
Freshly metamorphosed toadlets were more dispersed and spread across the larger puddles when compared to the gregarious tadpoles that concentrated in high numbers in small puddles.
Toads require relatively open water that persists long enough for the tadpoles to metamorphose into toadlets and leave the water.
Following chorusing we inspect the ponds for Houston toad egg strands, and subsequently tadpoles and toadlets.
Oddly, the beaked toad seems to skip the tadpole stage: Its young hatch directly into toadlets, report scientists from Conservation International, the IUCN Amphibian Specialist Group, Global Wildlife Conservation, and Fundaci6n ProAves.
Ponds on farmland are vulnerable to pollution, and their surroundings often do not provide suitable cover for emerging froglets and toadlets.