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American Toad

How to Identify:

2 - 4 1/2 in. (5.1-8.9 cm); brown to red to olive; dark, warty skin; elongated glands found at the ridge behind the eye or connected by a short spur.

Habitat:

Common in a variety of habitats wherever there are insects, moisture, and a variety of shallow waters for breeding.

Breeding:

April through June.

Voice:

A musical trill lasting up to 30 seconds, with considerable individual variation in the tone.

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