Can the Houston toad survive Texas wildfires and droughts?


New short from the Texas Parks and Wildlife people:

The smoke may be gone but the Bastrop fires of Labor Day weekend are still a smoldering concern for biologists. They’re keeping tabs on the Houston Toad. And with only an estimated 2,000 left in Texas, this endangered species is facing its next challenge as the drought continues. More on Houston toads at http://www.houstonzoo.org/HoustonToad/

For background, see this earlier reel from TPWS on the fires at Bastrop State Park:

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One Response to Can the Houston toad survive Texas wildfires and droughts?

  1. [...] Frogs and Toads The Texas wildfires are endangering the rare Houston toad. [...]

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