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Frogs and Toads of Prince Edward Island, Canada

Frogs and Toads of Prince Edward Island, Canada

There aren’t many frogs or toads here but here they are.

Frogs

True Frog Family – Ranidae

All the frogs in the province are from the true frog family – Ranidae.

Green FrogGreen Frog

The Green Frog has an incomplete dorsal ridge that runs nearly the length of its back.

Northern Leopard Frog

The Northern Leopard Frog has a complete dorsal ridge and large, well defined spots.

Wood Frog

The Wood Frog is known for the dark mask around its eyes.

Toads

True Toad Family – Bufonidae

There is only one toad in the province and its a member of the true toad family – Bufonidae.

American Toad

The American Toad is the only toad in the whole province. It can produce a toxin called Bufotoxin which can be poisonous to humans and other animals. You and your pets should avoid eating it

 

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