Though there have been very many reports on illegal trade, this is the probably the first on Trade in Nilgiri Bio Reserve Area. This report is the result of an extensive study conducted at odd hours for six months. No word of this report can be challenged as Vatavaran has photographic proof of the ongoing illegal trade in NBR.

The worldwide decline in amphibians has been attributed to several causes, especially habitat loss and disease.

a compound found in the Indian toad's skin can cure liver and blood cancer. The compound, called bm-anf 1, has been found to prevent the growth of cancer cells in experiments conducted by the


Endangered species are not adequately protected in their habitats