Toads migrate to water, their transfer spoiled by coronavirus

They will not receive help for the first time in 15 years.

(Source: TASR)

Toads will use their own legs to move from the forest to the water. Environmentalists did not lay protective plastic film for the first time in 15 years at the Brestovské ponds near Humenné, which should have saved migrating frogs from ending up under a car’s wheels.

This was due to the coronavirus pandemic, the regional My Korzár reported.

Helping frogs

In the locality of the Brestovské ponds, thousands of common toads as well as other amphibians migrate from the forests to water to lay eggs.

Environmentalists from the CHKO Východné Karpaty Admininisration in Medzilaborce had been helping them until now.

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