FIRE BELLIED TOADS
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Bombina orientalis
HABITAT: This species is found in China, North Korea, South Korea, and regions of Russia. Inhabits lowlands, forests, open meadows, river valleys, and swampy bush lands. This species can adapt to modified habitats.
CONSERVATION STATUS: Least Concern
FUN FACT: If attacked or threatened, fire-bellied toads will perform an arching back bend called the” unken reflex”; this maneuver exposes their brightly colored underbellies.
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*Fire bellied toads are education animal ambassadors, their habitat is not viewable to public as they require privacy when not on program.