Scientific name: Leptobrachium Bompu
- Bompu is a type of eastern spade foot toad which is found in north eastern India mainly in ‘Eagle-nest Wildlife Sanctuary’, Arunachal Pradesh, at an altitude of 2000 m. The name ‘Bompu’ is given after the locality where it was found, to increase the awareness regarding its conservation.
- The moderate size of the toad is 47 cm and has a rounded body. The important characteristic of its body is uniform grey-blue color of Iris.
- Ventral surface of its body is dark purple in color having small white spots. Its toes are short and thin.
- This toad is generally found under leaf litter. It has his habitat around perennial streams.
- The sound of the male is loud and sounds like ‘kek-kek’. These males could be found calling after the sunset.