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Young American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus) This is the smallest toad I've ever seen. I don't know how my wife spotted it. The white circle on the right is a US quarter, for scale. American Toad,American toad,Amphibian,Anaxyrus,Anaxyrus americanus,Animal,Anura,Bufonidae,Frog,Geotagged,Henrietta,Nature,New York State,Rochester,Tinker Nature Park,True Toad,United States,United States of America,Vertebrate Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Very small indeed, a juvenile? Posted 4 years ago

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The American toad is a common species of toad found throughout the eastern United States and Canada. It is divided into three subspecies—the eastern American toad , the dwarf American toad , and the rare Hudson Bay toad . A new taxonomy places this species in the genus ''Anaxyrus'' instead of ''Bufo''.

Similar species: Frogs
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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By Joe Spandrusyszyn

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Uploaded Jun 21, 2015. Captured in Tinker Park Nature Trail, Pittsford, NY 14534, USA.
  • f/6.3
  • 1/100s
  • ISO3200
  • 0.00841750mm