Eastern Narrowmouth Toad

Gastrophryne carolinensis

Narrowmouth Toad

Photo by Eric Williams
Description:  The Eastern Narrowmouth Toad is approximately one inch in length.  Coloration varies from tan, brown, gray and black.  The belly is mottled.  Body shape is oval, with a wrinkle or fold of the skin at the back of the head.

Habitat:  A wide variety of habitats but usually near water.

Behavior:  The voice of the Narrowmouth Toad is likened to the bleat of a sheep or lamb  These frogs are primarily nocturnal, and often wait for heavy rains to begin breeding during the summer months.

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