Amphibian, African Frogs, Bufonidae, Montane Golden Toad, Bufo kisoloensis

Family: Bufonidae

Scientific Name: Bufo kisoloensis.

Common Name: Montane Golden Toad.


Difference in Sex:

Habitat: Congo Republic east through Zaire and Rwanda, Uganda to Molo, Kenya, possibly northern Malawi, terrestrial in most forest habitats.

Habits: B. kisoloensis appears to be the only toad species inhabiting the forest proper . Striking dichromatism exhibited by this species - males turn bright golden during breeding periods. Females retain darker coloration.



Interesting facts:

Credits: Robert C. Drewes, PhD. Department of Herpetology. California Academy of Sciences.