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Gulf Coast Toad (female)

Incilius valliceps

Description:

Photo take at my studio this is the second toad that start to live inside the studio they go out at night and come back early in the morning before sunshine i have a big male and this one is a female much more smaller and unafraid of the cat, dogs and me is just like waiting for me to fed her.The Gulf Coast Toad is a medium sized toad species I. valliceps has the most extensive ridging of any toad in its geographic range. The ridges extend from the nose, to the back of the head, and with a branch that wraps around the back side of the eye.

Habitat:

Found in a wide range of habitats, including open grassland, semi-arid regions, light forest, and even suburban backyards. They are typically found not far from a permanent water source, which they use for breeding in the spring, but they are capable of travelling long distances while foraging for food. native of Louisiana, México all the way to Costa Rica. Wikipedia.


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Mexico

Lat: 20.85, Long: -86.88

Spotted on Jun 14, 2012
Submitted on Jun 14, 2012

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