TITLE

Spadefoot Toad

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Spadefoot Toad, the common name for a family of amphibians. Spadefoot toads are widely distributed over Europe, southern Asia, northwest Africa, and North America. The family is named for those members that have a �spade��a crescent-shaped projection used in digging burrows�on the side of their hind limbs.
ACCESSION #
37310192

 

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