Generally found in or near water sources within desert habitats, grasslands, and meadows; much less common in heavily wooded areas
Western North America
Near Threatened (IUCN Red List)
This species is
to the Truckee Meadows.
Burke Museum. “Western Toad” https://www.burkemuseum.org/collections-and-research/biology/herpetology/amphibians-reptiles-washington/western-toad
AmphibiaWeb. “Anaxyrus boreas” https://amphibiaweb.org/species/122
National Park Service. “Western Toad” https://www.nps.gov/samo/learn/nature/westerntoad.htm
IUCN Red List, Western Toad, 2020, https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/3179/176026188
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