American toad

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Noun1.American toad - common toad of AmericaAmerican toad - common toad of America    
true toad - tailless amphibian similar to a frog but more terrestrial and having drier warty skin
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Rubin (1965a), on the other hand, found Fowler's toad (Anaxyrus fowleri) at 22 county localities but did not record a single American toad (the American toad has since been recorded for Vigo County, but it is not common).
More than 30 different species of frogs call our state home, ranging from the common American Toad to the endangered Mississippi Gopher Frog (Rana capito sevosa), with a population of only around 100 adults.
Edmonds said a captive American toad once lived to be 36.
The American toad has a high-pitched tea kettle whistle, like a cheap referee's whistle.
The American Toad can eat over 80 flies in 10 minutes.
The presence of wetlands is indicated by the occurrence of the American Toad (Bufo americanus) and the Spring Peeper (Pseudacris crucifer), whose aquatic larvae are dependant on these situations.
The American toad (5-9 cm in length) occurs in eastern South Dakota and is characterized by its brown color, with variable black and white spots having 1-2 warts per spot.
Michael Berrill of Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, and his colleagues collected newly laid eggs of the wood frog, green frog, and American toad from the wild.
In one of those examples of man foolishly messing with nature, a huge kind of South American toad was let loose in Florida and other parts of the world earlier this century to try to control sugar cane pests.
In the case of the American toad, all the female gets from the male is sperm, or genetic material for her offspring.
50] of 48 ppm for atrazine in the American toad 4-days posthatching.
triseriata), spring peeper, eastern gray treefrog (Hyla versicolor) and American toad (Bufo americanus).

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