Wildlife Left High and Dry by Drought

Professor Trevor Beebee, of the University of Sussex, said: “The species most likely to suffer are those using shallow, temporary ponds, notably common frogs and, more significantly, the rare and endangered natterjack toad."

via www.express.co.uk


In Kent, many ponds supporting great crested newt are also likely to desiccate early, resulting in another year of breeding failure.