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Bufo Alvarius
Bufo alvarius
Type: Amphibian

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Bufo Alvarius
Bufo Family
Bufo Alvarius Brazilian Toad
alvarius Genus
Bufo Alvarius


Location / Where this Creature is found:

lower Colorado River
the Gila River catchment areas, in southeastern California, New Mexico, Mexico and much of Southern Arizona. It lives in both desert and semi-arid areas throughout its range. It is semi-aquatic and is often found in streams, near springs, in canals and drainage ditches and under water troughs, Swimming pool

Description

The Colorado River toad aka Sonoran Desert toad is carnivorous, eating small rodents, insects, and small reptiles and other toad species; like many toads, it has a long, sticky tongue which aids it in catching prey.

The toads generally breed in small rain pools after the summer showers start; it spends approximately one month as a yellowish-brown tadpole before moving onto the land.



General information about Bufo Alvarius :

The Colorado River toad can grow to about 7.5 inches (190 mm) long and is the largest toad in the United States
By the corner of the mouth there is a white wart and there are white glands on the legs. All these glands produce toxic secretions

The Colorado River toad aka Sonoran Desert toad

The Colorado River toad aka Sonoran Desert toad


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