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Anaxyrus terrestris, the Southern toad; Monroe county, Florida; 19 March 2015. http://phostracks.com.
One of two found in campground at Torreya State Park, Florida
two oval glands near the eyes, tan brown body
Thought my dogs had left a little turd on my floor. Until the turd hopped. The turd was a toad that had snuck in the house!
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.