Toad, X-ray

Toad, X-ray

Z700/0310 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.0MB

Downloadable file size: 1.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature X-Rays


Caption: Toad. Coloured X-ray of a ventral view of a young toad, Bufo sp. Bones of the skeleton are adapted for the toad's way of life. A semi-circular jawbone gives the toad a wide gape for capturing prey with its tongue. Bones of the limbs are broad and strong for powerful jumping and swimming; forelimbs are attached to a fused shoulder girdle, to take the impact of landing after a jump. Three pelvic bones are also fused in order to act as a fixed pivot from which the powerful, long hindlegs can kick. Toes of the hindlimbs are especially elongated and webbed to assist in swimming. In this X-ray, the warty skin of the toad can be seen. Magnification: x1 at 6x7cm size.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: amphibian, animal, bufo, frog, frogs, nature, skeleton, toad, toad x-ray, type, wildlife, x-ray, xray, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.