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American Toad

Anaxyrus americanus

Habitat:

It was living in our friends pool (on the mountain!)

Notes:

She took these pictures for me to post here

1 Species ID Suggestions

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago
American Toad
Anaxyrus americanus American toad


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4 Comments

batex
batex 8 years ago

Thanks!

Doren B
Doren B 8 years ago

The dark spots do not appear to have the pattern of a Fowler's Toad and it looks like there is separation between the parotid gland and the eye crest, so I would say American Toad.

batex
batex 8 years ago

Yeah, that's what I need help with.

Doren B
Doren B 8 years ago

These are a pair of toads mating and laying eggs. This looks like the common American Toad (Bufo americanus), but there are similar species.

batex
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jul 25, 2013
Submitted on Dec 2, 2013

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