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A Survey of the Herpetofauna of the Comanche National Grasslands in Southeastern Colorado

Appendix 7:

Photographs of selected habitat and species of amphibians and
reptiles observered during the 1995-1997 field seasons

JPG -- Red-spotted taod
Red-spotted toad (Bufo punctatus). Red-spotted toads were encountered frequently in both sections of the Comanche Grasslands. In Vogel Canyon, recently metamorphosed toads were observed in the sun next to a small puddle when air temperatures exceeded 95°F.
JPG -- Woodhouse toad
Woodhouse toad (Bufo woodhousei). This large, common toad has the characteristic warty skin and large parotid glands found among the true toads. It is extremely abundant north of the Arkansas River drainage and less common to the south.

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