The Gulf Coast toad can often be seen beneath street lights which attract its insect prey.
The paratoid gland on its head produces a toxic substance which causes inflammation, nausea, irregular heartbeat and in extreme cases, death.
Ponds, marshes, canals, grasslands and light forests
Insects and other small invertebrates
Gulf coast from Mississippi to Central America
Adults / Teens: $8.75
Ages 2 - 12: $5.75
Ages 1 & Under: FREE
3601 Thomas Rd Baton Rouge, LA 70807
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