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Texas Toad, Bufo speciosus


Texas Toad Texas Toad, Bufo speciosus
The Texas Toad, Bufo speciosus, is a medium size toad reaching lengths in excess of 3 inches. They are generally a gray to brown coloration with a scattering of dark blotches on their back. Unlike many other species, the Texas Toad has no middorsal stripe. The widely spaced parotid glands are about half as wide as they are long as seen in the photos on this page. The only really distinct characteristic of the Texas Toad are the 2 black tubercles on each of the hind feet.
Texas Toad Texas Toad Range

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