Toads need volunteers to hop to it

Help is needed for amorous amphibians facing certain death crossing the road during the spawning season.

From now until April thousands of toads will be hopping across Gorley Road, Poulner, near Ringwood, to spawn in the surrounding lakes.

They cross at night when it is raining and warm.

Due to the increase in traffic and vehicle speeds along the road, which has been highlighted as one of the most important toad crossings in the UK, the animals face the prospect of getting squished in their quest to get to Blashford Lakes.

But thanks to some caring individuals who have formed the Ringwood Amphibian Rescue, led by organiser Teresa Baker, they now have a helping hand.

Read full story HERE.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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