American Toad

Anaxyrus americanus

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The American toad (Anaxyrus americanus) is a common species of toad found throughout the eastern United States and Canada. It is divided into three subspecies—the eastern American toad (A. a. americanus), the dwarf American toad (A. a. charlesmithi), and the rare Hudson Bay toad (A. a. copei). Recent taxonomic treatments place this species in the genus Anaxyrus instead of Bufo.

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  1. (c) Josh Vandermeulen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/14443240
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anaxyrus_americanus

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