The Radde's Toad, or Siberian (Sand) Toad - Bufo raddei Strauch, 1876 can be met with on lake banks even at sunshine. It ranges in Central Asia from NE Pakistan to N China, Mongolia, Korea and the very southern Siberia eastwards frim Lake Baikal and inhabits forest-steppes, steppes, and semideserts. It is very common at the lakes od the Dahurian Steppes - the NE extreme of Euroasian stepes.
The western bank of Lake Zun-Torei (the terrain Teli), the Daurian Nature Reservation, S Chita Region, SE Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 24th June 1995. O. Kosterin.