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Call of Bufo marinus

 

Name
Bufo marinus, Marine toad, Cane Toad, Mindoro frog (local name on Polillo and Luzon)
Distribution
Native to Mexico, widespread in the Philippines, as well as many other countries around the world.
Habitat
Abundant in Rice Paddies and around human habitation
Remarks
Introduced to control crop pests this species is now considered a major threat to native species in many parts of the world. It is a forest dwelling species in its native country, however in the Philippines it is virtually never found in forest and it is not known to have replaced any native Philippine amphibians (Alcala and Brown 1998). It is a regular prey item of Varanus salvator on Polillo.