Suriname Toad

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Suriname toad with eggs embedded in the skin of the back and juveniles
Die Pipa oder surinamische Stern-Unke (Asterodactylus dorsiger).

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The Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, the Internet Archive

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View of a female Suriname toad (Pipa pipa) showing the distinctive reproductive habits of the species, with eggs embedded in the skin of the back and fully formed juveniles already leaving the honeycomb-looking pockets, which will be shed at the end of the cycle. The Suriname toad is an amphibian in the family Pipidae native to South America.

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