Amargosa Toad
           The only known Habitat of the Amargosa Toad is located in Oasis Valley in Beatty, NV.
             A 10 Mile Stretch of Natural Springs and Pastures.
             Along the Amargosa River, an underground river.
             Adults may live 9 to 12 years.
           The Female Toad is Larger than the Male Toad.
             The Female ranges from 3.5" to 5" inches in size.
             The Male tends to be smaller at 3" to 4" inches.
           Eats Insects, and Invertibrates.  The Amargosa Toad prefers to eat at night along
             the waters edge. 
             Although they have been seen to eat under artificial lighting such as street lights as well.
           Breeding Toads can start as early as February, if it is warm weather, and continue
             throughout the summer months.
             Females can lay 1,000 up to 5,000 eggs in a single clutch.
             Eggs are laid in tubular shields and take up to 1 week to hatch into Tadpoles.
             Tadpoles take about 4 weeks to transform into Toadlets.
             On a windy night, you are not likely to find a toad out feeding.

Amargosa Toad
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Conservation status Endangered (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classifications
Kingdom: Animalia   Phylum: Chordata Class: Amphibia Order: Anura Family: Bufonidae Genus: Bufo Species: B. nelsoni
Binomial name:  Bufo nelsoni
                        Stejneger, 1893
Synonyms: Bufo boreas ssp. nelsoni Stejneger, 1893
                 Anaxyrus nelsoni
The Amargosa toad (Bufo nelsoni) is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It occurs only in the United States. Its natural habitat is in the Oasis Valley of Nevada, along a 10-mile stretch of the Amargosa River and upland springs. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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