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Marine Toad

(Bufo marinus)

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Identification:

The Marine Toad is also called CaneToad. A large, warted, ugly toad; large, triangular glands on each side of the head behind brown eyes; females are mottled, combinations of dusky brown, tan, and chocolate; males generally are uniformly brown; to 20 cm (8 in). (Sapo Grande, Sapo Común).

Habitat:

Low, middle, and some higher elevation forests; found in open and semi-open areas, often in and around buildings.

Found in the following Parks:

Arenal Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Corcovado National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Palo Verde National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.
Tortuguero National Park.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.


Marine Toad (Bufo marinus), Costa Rica