Southern Toad (Anaxyrus terrestris)

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Central Florida Critter of the Day

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Southern Toad (Anaxyrus terrestris)

Diet: Ants, bees, beetles, crickets, roaches, snails, and other invertebrates.

If you look closely at the photo, to the left of the head you can see a dragonfly nymph (might be exuvia). The scientific name use to be Bufo terrestris.

Learn: http://ufwildlife.ifas.ufl.edu/frogs/southerntoad.shtml

The following photo of the back really shows the prominent crests and oval glands which distinquish it from the invasive Cane Toad.

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