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Photos of california toads during the mating season.­

The California toad (Anaxyrus boreas halophilus) is a subspecies of the Western toad.­

Those mating toads were spotted in Darwin Falls (Death Valley National Park).­

In Darwin Falls, California toads are known to hybridize with Red-spotted Toads.­

For more information about California toads, read www.­californiaherps.­com/­frogs/­pages/­b.­b.­halophilus.­html and en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Western_­toad

Death Valley 99 photos

Photos taken in the Death Valley National Park.­

Related series:

- The Mysterious Sailing Stones of Death Valley

- Grotto Canyon (Death Valley)

- Fall Canyon (Death Valley)

- Mating California Toads (Darwin Falls, Death Valley)


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