1686 (pre): Live Toad found by Mason in Stone

In 1686, Robert Plot wrote how his friend Mr. Edg, who lived in Horton, Staffordshire, England, had watched as a mason breaking stones split one open only to find a live toad within the rock. The toad soon died after its release; and the stone was later added to Mr. Edg's barn wall, in a way that displayed its unusual hollow space.

        If the second part of the account is true, I have to wonder if there's still a barn in Horton that has that stone in the wall!

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