Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Golden toad

The golden toad was a small true toad that was once abundant in a small, high altitude region about 4 square kilometers in an area north of the city of Monterverde, Costa Rica. It was endemic to Elfin cloud forest. It is also called the Monte verde toad, Alajuela toad, and orange toad. It was declared extinct on May 15th, 1989 and it also went extinct in 2004. It is one of the 6 extinct animals on film. This is a picture of a male golden toad. The 6 extinct animals on film are the Heath hen, thylacine, Laysan rail, golden toad, baiji, and Western black rhino.

1 comment:

  1. I really liked that video (and this post)! Thanks for sharing it with me!