Western Nimba toad

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Western Nimba toad
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Nimbaphrynoides
Species: N. occidentalis
Binomial name
Nimbaphrynoides occidentalis
(Angel, 1943)

The western Nimba toad or Mt. Nimba viviparous toad (Nimbaphrynoides occidentalis) is a species of toad from highlands in the Mount Nimba region of Côte d'Ivoire and Guinea. This Critically endangered species is threatened by habitat loss, and mining of iron ore and bauxite. This and the equally threatened N. liberiensis are the only frogs/toads that are viviparous; it is possible liberiensis should be included as a subspecies of N. occidentalis.[1]

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