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Western giant toad

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Anura
Genus  Peltophryne
Higher classification  Toads
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Bufonidae
Scientific name  Bufo fustiger
Rank  Species
Western giant toad
Similar  Cuban spotted toad, True toad, Cuban high‑crested toad, Frog, Cuban long‑nosed toad

The western giant toad (Peltophryne fustiger) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae that is endemic to western Cuba. It occurs in a range of habitats including broadleaf forest, grassland, savanna, and agricultural areas. It is a common species but it can be locally threatened by habitat loss.

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Western giant toad Wikipedia


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