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Southern Toad

Anaxyrus terrestris


The southern toad is characterized by highly pronounced knobs and crests that occur on its head. The two crests run forward from the knobs and come close to one another near the snout. The overall coloring of this toad varies from brown, black, or red.


The southern toad is common to sandy areas, marshes, and mixed hardwood swamps. Like most toads, the southern toad is most active at night. It hides during the day, most often seeking shelter in burrows that are self-constructed.

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KarenL 5 years ago


LuisStevens 5 years ago

Beautiful toad and photo!

alicelongmartin 5 years ago

Beautiful Toad!

Wow,awesome capture Lisa,beuatifull toad,the colour are breathless :-) and the texture,amazing,congrats and thanks for sharing

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 5 years ago

Awesome colors!

Alabama, USA

Lat: 34.45, Long: -87.54

Spotted on Jul 7, 2012
Submitted on Jul 10, 2012

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