Milton, is a green-eyed, yellow toad. Milton is among the last of the Golden Toad, and as such, finds it difficult to meet potential mates. In The Song of the Cloud Forest, Milton searches for another golden toad.
The Golden Toad (Bufo periglenes) was a real Toad species that inhabited the cloud forests of Costa Rica. The species became extinct in 1989, the same year the special was aired.