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Description:

This frog is light brown, bumpy, and dry. It has darker spots on him ( I apologize if the info isn't that helpful! It's my first time using this!!! )

Habitat:

Tall Grass; Meadow

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4 Comments

BenjaminKabel
BenjaminKabel 8 years ago

Based on geography, the American Toad is the more common species.

But (and isn't there always a but), there are sometimes hybrids of the two species as well!

Jerk toads...

BenjaminKabel
BenjaminKabel 8 years ago

I'd lay some money that this is actually a toad.

There are two species of toads in New Jersey, the American Toad (Bufo americanus) and the Fowler's Toad (Bufo woodhousii fowleri). Based on this picture, I couldn't differentiate between the two.

Here's a link, see if it helps you:

http://www.nj.gov/dep/fgw/ensp/fieldguid...

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 8 years ago

Me again. Sometimes to identify a spotting I will do an image search. Try typing in 'small brown frogs in new jersey images'. You might just see something there you recognise. I manage to ID many of my spottings this way.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 8 years ago

Green fingers? An awesome spotting, particularly for a first spotting. Any information added to the spotting in the description, habitat, and notes section, is always helpful. Reference links are also handy to provide more information, such as wilipedia for example. Welcome to the site. It's so rewarding, and I think really good fun :-)

shawngosk
Spotted by
shawngosk

Hillsborough Township, New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Jul 25, 2014
Submitted on Jul 26, 2014

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