Surinam Toad

  • Surinam Toad
  • Surinam Toad
  • Surinam Toad
  • Surinam Toad

About Me

Scientific Name Pipa pipa

Description

They are 6 to 8 inches long with a darkish gray-brown to black ,mottled body which is flattened and rectangular in shape. the head is triangular with flaps of skin on jaws. Fingers are free with a tactile organ shaped like a rayed star on tips. The Surinam toad has large powerful rear legs with webbed toes which are clawless.

Fun Facts

  • With her back near the water surface, the female deposits 60 to 100 eggs. They are fertilized by the male and distributed over the back of the female.
  • Tiny black eyes are lidless and appear to have been put in the wrong place.

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