His assistants are a moth and a mosquito.
Bufo is a mean toad who takes pleasure into not letting Nod win the race. Bufo made an offensive comment about Mandrake's late son causing Mandrake to be angered.
Bufo: [snaps fingers] Feed him to something. A snake will be good.
Ronin: Nah, snakes just swallow you whole. Now, if you put him in a hornets' nest, now that's a show.
Bufo: Aw, look, it's Ronin. Defender of the weak. Pooper of parties. Here to spoil the fun.
Ronin: I didn't spoil all of it. I let you hit him.
Nod: [groans] Twice!
Ronin: Now, hop along, little froggy.
Bufo: Easy there, Ronin. It's a big forest out there. Even Leafmen gotta sleep.