Sclerophrys turkanae

Sclerophrys turkanae

Sclerophrys turkanae, Lake turkana toad, Turkana toad

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Sclerophrys turkanae

Sclerophrys turkanae, the Lake Turkana toad or Turkana toad, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to Kenya, and is only known from two localities; Loiyangalani on the southeastern shores of Lake Turkana, and the Ewaso Ng'iro River in the Samburu National Reserve.

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Its is known from arid semi-desert regions with nearby permanent water (either lake or river). Breeding and larval development presumably takes place in water. Threats to this poorly known species are unknown.

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1. Sclerophrys turkanae Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sclerophrys_turkanae
2. Sclerophrys turkanae on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/54784/107351510

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