Toad Tuesday 8: Gulf Coast Toad

Gulf Coast Toad (Bufo nebulifer AKA Incilius nebulifer):

Side Portrait Gulf Coast Toad

Newton County, Texas.

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Toad Tuesday 7: Toad Tadpole with Hind Legs

Tadpole of an American Toad:

American Toad Tadpole with Hind Legs

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Toad Tuesday 6: Baby American Toads Under Mushroom

The orange mushroom caught my attention, then I realized that two small, recently metamorphosed American Toads were hunkered down nearby.

Baby Toad Under Mushroom

And here the toads are!

Baby American Toads Under Mushroom

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Toad Tuesday 5: Western Toad with Lake Berryessa in background.

A western toad (Bufo boreas), pictured with Lake Berryessa in the background. Photo taken at UC Quail Ridge Reserve.

Western Toad at UC Quail Ridge Reserve

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Toad Tuesday 4: Couch’s Spadefoot Toad from New Mexico

Here is a Couch’s Spadefoot Toad (Scaphiopus couchii), buried up to the eyeballs. Photographed in Socorro County, New Mexico.

Couch's spadefoot toad buried in sand

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