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Eastern American Toad

Anaxyrus americanus americanus

Description:

Chubby frog with dry skin and warts. This one was busy hunting insects that had been attracted to flood lights at night. Generally has only one or two warts per dark spot on the back.

Habitat:

Suburban. Outside of a business with flood lights. Nearby water source.

Notes:

A really nice diagram for distinguishing Fowler's Toads from American Toads: https://www.virginiaherpetologicalsociet...

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Spotted on Aug 23, 2016
Submitted on Jul 13, 2020

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