Portrait of a Big American Toad

Portrait of a big american toad Portrait of a big american toad

I encountered this big American Toad in southeastern Michigan. After letting me take a few photos, she hopped away into the forest. Although toads gather in wetlands in the spring to breed and lay eggs, they spend most of their lives living on land.

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