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Cane Toad, Giant Neotropical Toad, Marine Toad

Rhinella marina

Description:

This toad was nearly 6" long, and actually rather pretty with red and dark brown markings on a rich brown background. It has been imported to other countries where it has gotten a terrible reputation for being invasive and killing off native species of frogs, toads, birds, etc..

Habitat:

It was spotted at night, hopping up the steep bank near the Amazon River.


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Loreto, Peru

Lat: -3.53, Long: -72.32

Spotted on Dec 31, 2010
Submitted on Jan 31, 2016

Reference

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