SPADEFOOT TOAD

SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Spea bombifrons

HABITAT:  Primarily the grasslands of central North America

CONSERVATION STATUS:   Least Concern

FUN FACT:  This toad can survive dry conditions by burrowing into moist ground.  The toad uses its "spades" on the back of each hind leg to scoop out soil as it spirals backwards into the ground.

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312 E Finnup Drive

Garden City, KS 67846

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