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American Toad

Bufo americanus, Subspecies: Eastern American


2 - 4 3/8" (5.1 - 11.1 cm) Brown to brick-red to olive, with various patterns in lighter colors. Brownish spots, warts brown to orange red. Often a light stripe down middle of back. Belly usually spotted. Male has a dark throat.


A variety of habitats from mowed grassy yards to heavily forested mountains, wherever there are a lot of insects & moisture. The better part of the eastern North American Continent, save extreme northern & southern sections.


Spotted in the yard outside the house.

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Rindge, New Hampshire, USA

Spotted on May 29, 2011
Submitted on Jun 9, 2011

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