Guttural Toad ALERT: Cape Town

Guttural Toad ALERT: Cape Town - Southern Africa : The Guttural Toad has just been recorded at Noordhoek. This is a major jump out of its Constantia focus of invasion into one of the core breeding areas of the Western Leopard Toad. This follows a similar jump to Kirstenbosch in 2013. The saltation

The Guttural Toad has just been recorded at Noordhoek. This is a major jump out of its Constantia focus of invasion into one of the core breeding areas of the Western Leopard Toad.
This follows a similar jump to Kirstenbosch in 2013.

The saltational spread is surmised to be due to the nursery industry with toads riding in pot plants.

Please keep a lookout and ear up for Guttural Toads and if you detect any within Cape Town, please contact the NCC immediately at 021 702 2884; E-mail: [email protected]; WhatsApp: Richard on 082 849 6611, or Jonathan on 072 037 3034

More at: http://www.ispotnature.org/projects/guttural-threat

12 Feb 2016
Tony Rebelo