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Fowler's Toads

Bufo fowleri

At A Glance

  • Identification: Small brown/gray toad, dry warty skin, short legs
  • Commonly Confused With: American toads
  • Conservation Status: Least Concern - Population Stable
  • Diet: Crickets, dragonflies, earthworms, flies, ladybugs, moth, roaches, rolly pollies
  • Habitat: Agricultural areas, floodplains, river valleys, wooded areas
  • Breeding: June, up to 10, 000 eggs in shallow water
  • Behavior: Active at night, burrows underground
  • Special Skills: Poisoning predators
  • Threats: Birds, snakes, small mammals
  • When You Can Find Them in North Louisiana: Spring, Summer