Found in brush near the creek at Tunnel Pond in Orofino, ID. Temperature was 73°F at 4:50 pm
Mariposa Co. CA
Trapped in storm drain
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Three herps right by the leaking water fountain. Makes sense...
Looking for Identification
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.