Southern Toad

Anaxyrus terrestris

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The southern toad (Bufo terrestris or Anaxyrus terrestris) is a true toad native to the southeastern United States, from eastern Louisiana and southeastern Virginia south to Florida. 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 8 cm (3 inches) long.

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Taxonomy:order Frogs and Toads
Common finds Toads (Anaxyrus and Incilius)