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Cane Toad

Rhinella marina

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bayucca 5 years ago

In this case it would be Rhinella marina, indeed.

annorion 5 years ago

Yes he was big. He was about 12cm wide. At least 3 times bigger than the toads I'm used of seeing. Would need both hands to hold him. Poor dear had his leg caught in a grating in the side walk. I tried not to touch him too much because I wasn't sure what species he was and had heard the cane toad has a toxin but I couldn't leave him stuck.

bayucca 5 years ago

Looks like being Rhinella marina or formerly Bufo marinus, Cane Toad. Do you have any idea of the size. Should be quite large.

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Costa Rica

Lat: 10.58, Long: -85.68

Spotted on Jan 14, 2014
Submitted on May 26, 2014

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