This morning Whisky seemed very preoccupied with something in the hedge.

Whisky and toad

Whisky and toad

It turned out to be what I think is a Common Indian toad (Duttaphrynus melanostictus).

Common Indian toad

Common Indian toad

The toad could hop around through the undergrowth faster than Whisky could navigate around, so the toad was pretty safe, though I sent Whisky inside to give it a chance to escape. After all, he is a fearless frog warrior and he might have got lucky.

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