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Herpetological publication links (PDF):

Bradford, et al. 2003. Habitat patch occupancy by toads (Bufo punctatus) in a naturally fragmented desert landscape. Ecology 84(4): 1012-23.

Castellano, Cucco, & Giacoma. 2004. Reproductive investment of female green toads (Bufo viridis). Copeia 2004(3): 659-664.

Cocroft & Ryan. 1995. Patterns of advertisement call evolution in toads and chorus frogs. Animal Behavior 49: 283-303.

Maxson. 1984. Molecular probes of phylogeny and biogeography in toads of the widespread genus Bufo. Mol. Biol. Evol. 1(4): 345-356.

Pramuk, et al. 2001. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of West Indian toads (Anura: Bufonidae). Mol. Phylogen. Evol. 20(2): 294-301.

Turner. 2003. Dune toads. Sonoran Herpetologist 16(1): 9.

Von Seckendorff Hoff & Hillyard. 1993. Toads taste sodium with their skin: sensory function in a transporting epithelium. J Exp. Biol. 183: 347-351.

Toad husbandry:
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