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Woodhouse's Toad

Anaxyrus woodhousii

Description:

This is a juvenile Woodhouse's Toad. Its brown colors camouflage it nearly perfectly. It will grow to become a fairly large toad. Woodhouse's toads are common in this area, and like to sit by lights at night to catch bugs. It is recognizable by its red warts.

Habitat:

On a muddy riverbank.

Notes:

Several toads were observed in this area at this time.

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2 Comments

Graham Monroe
Graham Monroe 4 years ago

I wouldn't have seen them at all, except that they were hopping around on the ground. It was the motion that caught my eye.

KeithRoragen
KeithRoragen 4 years ago

How on earth did you ever see that. It's practically invisible.

Graham Monroe
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Graham Monroe

New Mexico, USA

Spotted on Aug 3, 2016
Submitted on Aug 3, 2016

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