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Great Plains Toad

Bufo cognatus. (Anaxyrus cognatus)

Description:

Robust toad with bold back pattern, usually green on white or cream. Up to 4 1/2". They have spades on their hind feet to help them dig. Nocturnal.

Habitat:

Prairie grassland. Also agricultural land. From Mexico to Canada through the Great Plains states. Also found throughout Arizona.

Notes:

The pictured specimens were collected along rural roadways northeast of Clovis, NM.

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Duprasi
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Duprasi

New Mexico, USA

Spotted on Jul 19, 2015
Submitted on Jul 22, 2015

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