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Rainbow Toad Rediscovered, Photographed for First Time


Animals  (tags: Rainbow Toad, rediscovered, jungles, Southeast Asia )

Suzane
- 2928 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A colorful, toxic toad that was last seen 87 years ago--and never photographed--has been rediscovered in the jungles of Southeast Asia.Called the Sambas stream toad or Bornean rainbow toad, the elusive amphibian was last spotted by European explorers



   

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Joan f (413)
Thursday July 14, 2011, 11:34 pm
that was truly interesting, i wonder how many more creatures we will find. this is one cool looking toad. thanks for the post i really enjoyed it
 

Monica D (580)
Friday July 15, 2011, 12:16 am
It seems to have great camouflage.
 

Jill V (416)
Friday July 15, 2011, 8:36 am
No wonder hes never been photographed, hes so camouflaged you cant see him!
thanks Suzane!
 

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Friday July 15, 2011, 9:06 pm
Great camouflage! Probably that is what helped it to survive.
 

Penelope Ryan (178)
Saturday July 16, 2011, 10:58 am
Interesting thank you Suzane. Quite a colorful guy.
 

Yvonne White (229)
Sunday July 17, 2011, 11:27 pm
Very cool!!!!!:)
 

Shirley S (187)
Monday July 18, 2011, 3:23 am
Absolutely AMAZING the way the toad blends in with it's surroundings. Nature at it's cleverest!
 

Carol H (229)
Monday July 18, 2011, 5:11 am
good news. thanks Suzane, noted
 

Tania King (112)
Monday July 18, 2011, 6:10 am
Beatiful Suzanne...Nature is a miracle of beauty...
 

Kris B (136)
Monday July 18, 2011, 7:16 am
Imagine how many critters are in nature that are not seen by most people. We protect nature and these gifts are revealed.
 

Louise Krause (61)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 5:17 pm
wow.That is so cool looking.It blends into it's surroundings.I would love to see up close.Ty for the story.
 

Jim Phillips (3247)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 5:33 pm
CUTE...

TY, Suzanne.
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