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Couch's Spadefoot

Scaphiopus couchii


This is a small, possibly juvenile spadefoot. It's slimy skin, vertical pupils, and small black spades for digging on its rear feet all show that this is a spadefoot.


This spadefoot was found in a ponderosa forest.


This spadefoot was found after a great deal of rain.

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New Mexico, USA

Lat: 36.14, Long: -105.24

Spotted on Aug 7, 2016
Submitted on Aug 7, 2016

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