Western Toad (Bufo boreas)

This big fellow spent a lot of time around the front of the cabin - once it got dark! He was a welcome sight, as he sat under the chairs catching any bugs that ventured near him! As a gift, he would leave us a large turd to clean up in the morning, but we didn't mind. After all, that feces represented a LOT of bugs that would have otherwise bothered us!
During the day, he would wander over to one of the gardens where he would bury himself into the cool dirt and await evening, when the whole ritual would start over!

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