- The pebble toad can't hop, and its slow pace makes it vulnerable to predators.
- The pebble toad rolls itself up into a ball to escape from predators.
- After bouncing out of danger, the pebble toad unrolls itself and walks away.
- Food chains
Spark a discussion
- Why is the pebble toad vulnerable to predators?
- How do you think tensing its muscles helps the pebble toad bounce away unharmed?
- Can you think of any other unusual ways animals defend themselves from predators?
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