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Marine Toad, (Bufo marinus), Bufonidae, Bufo, Rhinella, poisonous predator, photo-object, object, cut-out, cutout
- This frog is native to South America and has been introduced to other tropical and subtropical ranges. This is a a large poisonous predator that has parotid glands behind the eyes that extend down to the shoulders and secrete enough poison to kill a dog or cat when the toad is eaten. If the secretion is touched by humans it will burn the eyes and skin. It is a large, terrestrial true toad.
Length: 10-15 cm (3.9-5.9 in)
Species: Bufo marinus
Marine Toad, (Bufo marinus), [Bufonidae], Cane toad, Amphibians, Lissamphibia, Anura, Vertebrate, Animals, Animilia, Chordate, Chordata, Vertebrata, Fauna, Amphibia, species, Herpetile, Herps
- Image by:
- Wernher Krutein