Bufo woodhousei fowleri
Distribution: Fowler's Toad is found only in the Florida panhandle.
Reproduction: One female can lay up to 8,000 eggs at one time during the breeding season from February to April.
Habitat: It prefers to live in backyards, temporary rain ponds, irrigation ditches and marshes near sandy areas.
Description: The Fowler's Toad has several black or dark brown botches on the back with a cream-white stripe running down its back.
Call: The call is a muffled nasal "whir-rr-r", like the bleat of a sheep with a cold.
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Development of these pages was a cooperative effort. Photos were supplied by Barry Mansell Photos and calls were provided by Paul Moler, state herpetologist for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.