Tag Archives: American Toad

Spring Toads and Turtles!

The return of warm weather has been bringing out the herps, like these basking painted turtles seen in the Cleveland Metroparks, or these calling American Toads seen at the CWRU Farm.

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Toad Tuesday 12: teeny tiny metamorphosed toad on a penny

A tiny American Toad that has recently transformed from a tadpole to a toadlet. Sitting next to a penny for scale.

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Toad Tuesday 1: amplexus with leech

I’m starting a “Toad Tuesday” series for the blog. I’ll try to post a toad photo every week, with minimal information. I’ll also sometimes tweet the photos with #toadtuesday. Here we go: amplexing toads with a leech photobomb:

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American toad breeding season seen through four videos

Here are four videos of American Toads during the breeding season. The videos show calling males, interaction with spring peepers, fighting over mates, and amplexus. Continue reading

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