Desert amphibians | Life in Cold Blood

Spadefoot toads can stay underground in a state of suspended animation for years, but when they emerge they must feed and breed before the sun rises.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 1'13''
  • Broadcast year: 2010
Curriculum Connection
  • Geography | Ecosystems | Desert biomes | Species adaptations in the desert

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Programme: Life in Cold Blood
  • Episode: Land Invaders