Fire Belly Toad

The Fire Belly Toad is actually a frog and makes an easy-to-care for pet. These beautiful amphibians are found in the highlands and rice patties of China, Korea, and Southern Russia. Their small size, easy care, and interesting behaviors make them a great first pet. The bright red belly of these frogs is a warning to all predators that they are mildly toxic. Although not particularly dangerous to humans, handling should be kept to a minimum and you must wash your hands thoroughly after contact.

  •  Common Name: Fire Belly Toad
  • Scientific Name: Bombina orientalis
  • Distribution: China, Korea, Southern Russia
  • Size: 1-2″
  • Life Span: 7-15 years