Western toad Anaxyrus boreas
formerly Bufo boreas Family Bufonidae (true toads)
Habitat: grasslands, forests, marshes. Breed in ponds or shallow lakes. Active at night
Physical Charicteristics: Stout body, blunt head, broad waist, short legs, dry warty skin.
Color Dorsal: Varies from gray to red-brown to yellow to olive-green. Ventral-pale, mottled with dark blotches.
Adult length: 2-5 inches
Eyes: gold-flecked with horizontal pupils