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Anaxyrus baxteri (Wyoming Toad)

Synonyms: Bufo baxteri; Bufo hemiophrys baxteri

Wikipedia Abstract

The Wyoming toad or Baxter's toad (Anaxyrus baxteri, formerly Bufo baxteri) is an extremely rare amphibian that exists only in captivity and within Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Wyoming in the United States. The Wyoming toad was listed as an endangered species in 1984, and listed as extinct in the wild since 1991. Before the sharp declines occurred, this toad was classified as a subspecies of the Canadian toad.
View Wikipedia Record: Anaxyrus baxteri

Endangered Species

Status: Extinct in the wild
View IUCN Record: Anaxyrus baxteri


Adult Weight [1]  56 grams
Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Female Maturity [1]  1 year
Male Maturity [1]  1 year
Litter Size [1]  3,500
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  5 years
Snout to Vent Length [1]  2.598 inches (6.6 cm)

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map


North America;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
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