Golden toad

The Golden toad is classified as Extinct (EX), there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died.

The golden toad (Bufo periglenes) was a small, shiny, bright true toad that was once abundant in a small region of high-altitude cloud-covered tropical forests, about 30 square kilometers in area, above the city of Monteverde, Costa Rica. More

The golden toad is known from two localities at elevations of 4,920–5,250 ft (1,500–1,600 m) along the continental divide of northwestern Costa Rica. More

The Golden Toad was described in 1966 by the herpetologist Jay Savage. Since 1989, not a single Golden Toad has been seen anywhere in the world, and it is classified by the IUCN as an extinct species. More

The golden toad has not been seen since 1989, and is believed to be extinct (1). This toad displays extreme sexual dimorphism; males are a brilliant orange colour but females are dark and mottled with yellow-edged red blotches. More

Because the golden toad had a very secretive life we don't have much information on its behaviour, except for their breeding behaviour. The also extinct Holdridge's toad, Incilius holdridgei, was distributed in the same area and shared behavioural and ecological characteristics. More

Monteverde golden toad: an endangered species at Bagheera ENDANGERED IN THE WILD endangered species at Bagheera ENDANGERED EARTH NEWS for Februanry 2010 endangered species at Bagheera ENDANGERED More

with its brilliant yellow-orange coloring, the Golden toad is believed to be limited to only a single mountain in Costa Rica, Monteverde. Although always rare, for a few weeks in April every year, hundreds on these brilliant toads gathered in pools in a breeding orgy. More

the extinction of the golden toad in her article "The Case of the Golden Toad: Weather Patterns Lead to Decline". Neville comes to the conclusion that Crump's El Niño hypothesis is "clearly support" by the available data. More

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The golden toad (bufo periglenes) is an amphibian which was indigenous to only an approximately 5 square kilometer region of Costa Rica, and is now believed to be extinct. More

limited amphibian, like the Monteverde Golden Toad? This tiny tropical toad is more enchanting and puzzling than it seems an amphibian could be. Its glamour is nature-made but its mysterious decline is most likely due to humans. More

The golden toad of Costa Rica has croaked its last (Photo from Toad's Dome) By Environment Correspondent Alex Kirby The golden toad of Costa Rica may have been driven to extinction by climate change, scientists believe. More

The extinction of the golden toad coincided with reductions in moisture levels in Costa Rica More

The Golden Toad is the only toad that is not gray or brown. It More

Discovered in 1964, the golden toad is renowned for its brilliant color- it is the only known species of toad that is not gray or brown. More

1989, not a single Golden Toad has been seen anywhere in the world, and it is classified by the IUCN as an extinct species. Its extinction is cited as part of the decline in amphibian populations, and may be attributable to climate change brought on by global warming. More

The Golden Toad Pictured Above is Another Species That Disappeared from Costa Rica. The Holdridge’s toad is a small, black, deaf and mute toad that lived in Heredia’s Chompipe Mountain Range. More

They think that the Golden Toad is extinct. Males are bright golden orange. They are active in the day time (diurnal). This toad is considered to be one of the most spectacular colored toads on the earth. More

The golden toad is a species of amphibian that has only been spotted in one small area, consisting of 6.2 sq.mi., in Monteverde Cloud Forest near the continental divide in the Tilaran Mountains of Costa Rica. More

including the golden toad Bufo periglenes, the Mallorcan midwife toad Alytes muletensis, and the spotted frog Litoria spenceri Fun facts • The Panamanian golden frog Atelopus zeteki may only measure 1 to 2 inches (2 to 5 centimeters) in length, but it's a More

The golden toad of Costa Rica was declared extinct in 1994, five years after it was last sighted in the wild. More

Order : Anura
Family : Bufonidae
Genus : Incilius
Species : periglenes
Authority : (Savage, 1967)