Globally Near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Anaxyrus boreas
    • Bufo boreas
    • Bufo politus
  • English
    • Western Toad
  • Spanish
    • Sapo de Baja California
    • Sapo del oeste
    • Sapo occidental
  • French
    • crapaud de l'Ouest

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Recent observations

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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tschuk

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August 1, 2016

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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ted19

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December 6, 2016 11:21 AM PST

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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cleopen

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October 8, 2016

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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matth3w94

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the past

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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heidiscarlett25

Date

October 8, 2016

Description

Found this Anaxyrus Boreas by some grass in the pond while we were hiking at the San Jacinto Wildlife

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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mbarrios71

Date

October 8, 2016

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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euproserpinus

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October 28, 2016 08:49 PM PDT

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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ssing027

Date

October 8, 2016 09:55 AM PDT

Description

Here's an image of Bufo Boreas, at the San Jacinto wildlife reserve. This toad was a great catch by Dr. Clark; and was out first exposure to amphibians during the course of this class. Here we also so a variety of birds that were dwelling on the ponds.

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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sabine910

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November 25, 2016 12:27 PM PST

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

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dcoopercem

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September 19, 2011 01:09 PM PDT

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Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

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josephsee7

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November 24, 2016 09:30 AM PST

Description

Brr...

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Southern California Toad Anaxyrus boreas ssp. halophilus

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November 21, 2016 06:51 AM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

The western toad (Anaxyrus boreas) more commonly known as Bufo boreas (both names accurate) is a large toad species, between 5.6 and 13 cm long, of western North America. It has a white or cream dorsal stripe, and is dusky gray or greenish dorsally with skin glands concentrated within the dark blotches. Its parotoid glands are oval, widely separated, and larger than the upper eyelids. It has a mottled venter and horizontal pupils but lacks cranial crests.

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.
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