Yellow-bellied Toad

Bombina variegata

Identification 1

Belly has spots that intrude the legs and vice versa.
The skin is rougher in comparison to Bombina bombina.

Sound 1

Ecology and Behaviour 1

The species lives preferentiably in higher altitudes in comparison to our other bombina. When threatened ,these animals display something called bombina-reflex where they show the red/yellow spots on their legs by bending backwards, thua exposing them to potential preadtors.

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  1. (c) Martin Vohralík, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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