American Toad


By Brian Gratwicke (Anaxyrus americanus – American toad) [CC-BY-2.0 (, via Wikimedia Commons

Anaxyrus americanus
Order: Anura

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Comments from the Rating System

  • Henry Vilas Zoo: Native species; teach amphibian attributes and global amphibian crisis


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