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.


Photos of this species with information about where, when the photo has been taken; camera, lens used and camera settings.

  • Mont Rigaud

    Sunday, October 13, 2013

    Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
    4.3-215.0 mm

    Focal Length 131mm
    Shutter Speed 1/160s
    Aperture f5.6
    ISO 250


Anaxyrus americanus