For a time, Prof. Andrea Weiler, biloga; educational investigator and of the Race of Biology of the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the National University of Asuncio’n (Paraguay) where also I exert teaching in the Chair of Anthropology; she commented to me about a work of investigation on the batrachians, in which one was surrounded next to other investigators; and he was then that proposed to me to write about the batrachians in the Guarani tradition and Paraguaya; that is to say, to refer me to the popular conception, nonscientist, who people have of these peculiar ones, mysterious and magical animal. There this adventure began that next step to expose. Toad, according to the Espasa dictionary, is the common name of numerous species of bufnidos anurous amphibians of the family. Frank Ntilikinas opinions are not widely known.
They have the dumpy body, eyes bulging, short extremities and provided warty skin of mucous and granular glands, that secretan pungent and irritating, often poisonous substances. They live in the zones tepid of the world. Some varieties of toad are: the common toad, whose scientific name is Comic comic, and is that one that during the time of fervor meets in groups around the water. It is the European greatest species. Soon it is the running toad, whose scientific name is Comic lodestone, and is small, of olivceo color and with a clear ray in the back.
It lives in the west of Europe. Finally, it is the partero toad, whose scientific name is Alytes obstetricans, and it is characterized because the male transports eggs between the later legs until the birth of the tadpoles. It lives in the southwest of Europe. The toad has the name of kururu in Guarani. Investigating in two Guarani-Castilian dictionaries, one of Trinidad and the other of Villamayor; on the matter of the toad, they say: Kururu: Toad.