Asian toad invasion Madagascar 2016
Footage for news media use of the invasive Asian toad (Duttaphrynus melanostictus) in Madagascar. This invasive toad poses similar or worse threats to Madagascar as the notorious cane toad (Rhinella marina) has wrought on Australia's ecosystems.
1. Several aerial shots of the invasion habitat around the Eastern port city of Toamasina/Tamatave.
2. Aerial shot of drift fencing and pitfall trapping trial.
3. Asian toads being captured in pitfall trap and collected.
4. Research team measuring and sexing toads collected by locals to understand population biology.
Footage taken January 2016 (Copyright JamesReardon.org and may be used for news media on all platforms without permission) covering the International programme to evaluate and develop eradication measures for the toxic and invasive Asian toad (Duttaphrynus melanostictus). For more information: www.amphibians.org
|Keywords||Duttaphrynus melanostictus, Invasive Asian toad,|