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toadporn id: Asian Common Toad<br />
Male showing breeding color(yellow)<br />
Male holds female by her back and will make female to lay eggs in pond or some Water-body(process is known as spawning) and then male will fertilize it with his sperms and this is known as External fertilization.<br />
This place I visited with new friends from Kerala was full of these species.<br />
All yellow males were brilliantly bright. <br />
It was raining heavily so I shot this pair on my phone. D5200,Duttaphrynus melanostictus,Geotagged,India,Kerala,Macro,Nikon,NikonD5200,Summer,Tamron,Tamron70300,Vythiri,Wayanad,abhitap,incredible india,incredibleindia,toad Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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id: Asian Common Toad
Male showing breeding color(yellow)
Male holds female by her back and will make female to lay eggs in pond or some Water-body(process is known as spawning) and then male will fertilize it with his sperms and this is known as External fertilization.
This place I visited with new friends from Kerala was full of these species.
All yellow males were brilliantly bright.
It was raining heavily so I shot this pair on my phone.

    comments (4)

  1. Super sharp shot, and they appear to be quite large! Posted 4 years ago
    1. yes, they are quite large.. This is largest species in Pakistan. Posted 4 years ago
  2. Nah - they are just playing leap-frog aren't they? I'll see myself out.... Posted 4 years ago
    1. hahaha yea..
      I wonder how they leap with such huge bodymass
      Posted 4 years ago

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''Duttaphrynus melanostictus'' is commonly called Asian common toad, Asian black-spined toad, Asian toad, black-spectacled toad, common Sunda toad, and Javanese toad. It is probably a complex of more than one true toad species that is widely distributed in South and Southeast Asia.

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Species identified by abhitap
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Uploaded Jul 14, 2016. Captured Jun 27, 2016 22:28 in Unnamed Road, Pookode, Kerala 673576, India.
  • 2014818
  • f/2.2
  • 2s
  • ISO700
  • 3.85mm