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Mr Toad - warts and all.


Mr Toad - warts and all.



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Aww he looks comfy tucked in there BB,very fat and happy !!

1 Aug, 2009

 

Aye Aster made this little pool for the smaller birds at the edge of the pond but hes moved in too his very own toad hall .

1 Aug, 2009

 

He's so beautiful, BB. I love toads but sadly don't see any in my present garden.

1 Aug, 2009

 

what a cutie. I love their eyes they are such a rich colour.

1 Aug, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Ah you are lucky to have him make a home with you BB ,, we found one today in the middle of the road , picked him up and safely delivered him to the other side .. :o)

1 Aug, 2009

 

great shot BB, HE`S A WOPPER

1 Aug, 2009

 

thank you Gee..he made his way up the garden to the pond determinedly the other day and then disappeared into the water !
Yes Seaburngirl..their eyes are like liquid gold !
Well done Amy..without your help he would probably not have made it !

1 Aug, 2009

 

Sandra..We breed em big in Yorkshire !

1 Aug, 2009

 

it goes with all the whopping slugs and snails too.

1 Aug, 2009

 

lol BB,

1 Aug, 2009

 

Fab pic....I love his sleepy eyes, bet he's wondering how to get back to Toad Hall! Toot toot!

1 Aug, 2009

 

Excellent pic! I want one in my garden......

1 Aug, 2009

 

He he ladies could send you all some Yorkshire fat rascals ..dont panic they are giant biscuits mm

Ah Janey Mole and Ratty then Badger not sure how many would want this supporting cast in their gardens lol

Your pond will soon bring them Ob .

1 Aug, 2009

 

He looks very large :)

2 Aug, 2009

 

What a fabulous photo Bonkers. Well done Amy. Wish there were more like you, willing to help our little creatures. Only one thing, you took him to the wrong side so he had to start again.

2 Aug, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Oh No .. Toto !! how did I know which way he was going .. . LOL...

2 Aug, 2009

 

great pic BB

2 Aug, 2009

 

Well done Mr. Toad..I like your hall....
great shot BB

2 Aug, 2009

 

Wow, he's a beauty. You must have been very quiet to get him to stay still. He needs a good cream for that skin though. Great photo as always BB.

2 Aug, 2009

 

Brilliant shot Bonkers........One of my favorite creatures......always look calm and sedate, and I love the way their bums wiggle from side to side when they walk.he he he .......

2 Aug, 2009

 

Thanks all.....
Doctorbob...Lol...think E45 might do the trick !
Milky Lol! People tend to think of them as slow and cumbersome but you should have seen this chap shift up the drive and along to the pond .bum swaying as you say !

2 Aug, 2009

 

Great photo!

2 Aug, 2009

 

Thanks Fb.........

2 Aug, 2009

 

Mr. Toad is very happy with his belly floating on fresh water ...
Nice shot Bonkers!

2 Aug, 2009

 

Confess i don't like toads, once as a child I stepped on one by mistake and the toad jumped away and I jumped screaming (it was night) and to this day i always look down to make sure I don't step on anything...lol But the picture is great!

3 Aug, 2009

 

he's such a cutie, he looks very contented basking in the sun.

3 Aug, 2009

 

Thanks Aleyna and Sue.

He he Raquel now theres a womans logic ..you step on him and you dont like him..bet hes not your biggest fan either lol.

3 Aug, 2009

 

Lovely photo I must of played with toads when I was a child as my hand s were covered in warts. Nice to see some people look after them.

3 Aug, 2009

 

Well at least I didn't kill him, BB! He was all squishy! ugh I get shivers just thinking about it...I'm sure he was traumatized poor toad.

4 Aug, 2009

 

I think that this is a lady toad. The males are a lot smaller, only about 2 and a half inches compared to the female of nearly up to four inches. SHe certainly looks very healthy. Toads eat a lot of pests in the garden. Toads lay a string of eggs that the female wraps around plants in the pond.

4 Aug, 2009

 

A fantastic pic BB. Your toad is probably in the water to lay eggs. I found another string a week ago and now I have another batch of tadpoles swimming in my pond, it is about the third or 4th batch this season. My garden is covered with millions of tiny toadlets. They are great for the garden as they eat LOTS of insects. I had a huge one in my classroom for7 years as a pet. The kids loved feeding it worms and crickets out of their hands, and learned a lot about toads.
Check out the pics of my bullrog.He is HUGE. Unfortunately, in addition to insects he snacks on my goldfish and his own kind.
Lisa D

6 Aug, 2009

 

How lucky to have a toad - porb. keeps down the slug population too!

10 Aug, 2009

 

Great picture, very fond of toads, with freddie gone we might get more frogs and toads now.

10 Aug, 2009

 

Thanks for all your lovely comments and information too.

15 Aug, 2009



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