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    • Anaxyrus terrestris
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    • Southern Toad

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Southern Toad Anaxyrus terrestris

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matt_fedler

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April 26, 2015 08:15 PM EDT

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Southern Toad Anaxyrus terrestris

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steviekgold

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October 12, 2015 06:53 PM PDT

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Southern Toad Anaxyrus terrestris

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steviekgold

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October 13, 2015 09:29 PM PDT

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Southern Toad Anaxyrus terrestris

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steviekgold

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November 12, 2015 07:42 PM PST

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Southern Toad Anaxyrus terrestris

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hydaticus

Date

December 27, 2015

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Southern Toad Anaxyrus terrestris

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i3kennedyabs

Date

November 3, 2015

Description

Southern Toads are found primarily in the South East of America. They inhabit flatwoods and scrub land areas usually near ponds or some kind of small water source. The adaptation is that they are predators to flies, spiders, mosquito's, worms, beetles, and even small frogs.

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Southern Toad Anaxyrus terrestris

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erikamitchell

Date

October 12, 2015 09:33 AM EDT

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Southern Toad Anaxyrus terrestris

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erikamitchell

Date

October 12, 2015 09:31 AM EDT

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Southern Toad Anaxyrus terrestris

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gantproductions

Date

September 30, 2015 09:26 PM PDT

Description

Found this guy while walking the neighborhood at night with a flashlight.

There are many Cane Toads in the neighborhood, so I wouldn't doubt if this is one of them. However, I'm not used to seeing such a spotty pattern on cane toads such as this. But I am no toad expert yet!

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Southern Toad Anaxyrus terrestris

Date

September 25, 2015 10:46 PM EDT

Description

American toad

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Southern Toad Anaxyrus terrestris

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dwakefield

Date

September 21, 2015

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Southern Toad Anaxyrus terrestris

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danielmcglinn

Date

August 21, 2015 07:55 PM EDT

Description

Found after dark in leaf litter

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Description from Wikipedia

The Southern Toad (Anaxyrus terrestris) is a true toad native to the southeastern United States, from eastern Louisiana to southeastern Virginia. It often lives in areas with sandy soils. It is nocturnal and spends the day in a burrow. Its coloring is usually brown but can be red, gray, or black. It is approximately 3 inches long.

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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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