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American toad

Anaxyrus americanus

Description:

Bumpy-skinned, terrestrial amphibian.

Habitat:

Hardwood, pine hardwood and white pine/eastern hemlock forests.

Notes:

This amphibian secrets poison through two kidney bean-shaped glands behind its eyes called "parotid glands."

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audubonchic
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audubonchic

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Aug 12, 2018
Submitted on Aug 12, 2018

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