Know what it is, yet?

This little chap is a smooth sided toad Bufo guttatus who spends his days in our Discovery Centre education block helping staff with talks and presentations.

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With a life span of around a decade males grow up to 15cm in length and females measures up to 25cm. 

While the species is threatened by logging and deforestation, happily this handsome creature retains IUCN Least Concern status – but time could be running out fast . . .  

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Love Your Zoo Week encourages the public to visit their local BIAZA (British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums) zoos, aquariums and wildlife centres to discover brilliant and exciting projects that are happening right now on their doorstep . . .

 

https://www.dudleyzoo.org.uk/news/love-your-zoo