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Amphibian Illustrations

American Toad, Amphibian, Colored Pencil


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Eastern American Toad (Bufo americanus americanus), colored pencil

About the illustration:
Commissioned by: Wisconsin Sea Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison

About American Toads:

This is a common species and one you're likely to come across in your yard (if you live in the eastern and midwestern U.S.) It is primarily nocturnal and eats earthworms and lots of insects. American toads breed from March to July. "Egg strings" are attached to vegetation.

Taxonomy:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (having a spinal chord)
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura (frogs and toads)
Family: Bufonidae (true toads)
Genus: Bufo
Species: B. americanus

Read more about the American Toad:

National Wildlife Federation's eNature
American Toad from Wikipedia
Missouri 's Toads and Frogs

Products featuring the American Toad Illustration:

Toad Coffee Cup

American Toad Coffee Cup


American Toad Framed Print

American Toad Framed Print




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