Tag: toad

December 27, 2022

Academy scientists describe 146 new species in 2022

Each year, the California Academy of Sciences tallies the new species its researchers have discovered. This year, they logged 146 new species, including 44 lizards, seven fishes, four shark and...

August 16, 2017

Newly discovered, Nevada toad faces uncertain future

Scientists described a new toad species in Nevada last month, an act they hope will protect the toad from a proposed power plant that they fear could destroy its tiny...

July 7, 2017

Small variations in breeding pools have big impact on CA toad

ALBANY, Calif. — The Yosemite toad (Anaxyrus canorus) is a rare species found exclusively in California’s Sierra Nevada. While its range encompasses hundreds of miles, spanning five national forests and...