Scientific name: Epidalea calamita
The rare natterjack toad is found at just a few coastal locations in England and Scotland, where it prefers shallow pools on sand dunes, heaths and marshes.
Average lifespan: 10-15 years
Protected in the UK under the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981. Priority Species under the UK Post-2010 Biodiversity Framework. Listed as a European Protected Species under Annex IV of the European Habitats Directive.