Bastrop Fire Creates Uncertainty for Houston Toad (05:41)
Host: Sarah Leon with Paige Najvar
- Houston toad
- Photo credit: Paige Najvar, USFWS
The Bastrop Fire dealt a horrible blow to the federally endangered Houston toad (Bufo houstonensis) this summer, when it swept through eastern Texas and destroyed a significant portion of the toad's last remaining habitat.