FAUNA & FLORA PHOTOGRAPHY

American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus)

This species lives in forests and flat grasslands and breeds in shallow pool or ponds . It eats insects and worms. Returns for breeding to the same pool but thanks to kin recognition is able to prevent incest.

How to Identify

The warts are a distinctive characteristics of this species.

Where and When to Spot

I saw this species only once in a forest close to Mont Rigaud.

Common Names

American Toad

Amerikanische Kröte (de)
Sapo americano (es)
Crapaud d'Amérique (fr)

Taxonomy

Anura
Bufonidae
Anaxyrus americanus