If you reached into the water and lifted out those long, spaghetti-like strands, you would find they look a bit like this, here on the right. Each tiny black dot is one egg–from a toad! American toads, like wood frogs, lay their eggs in temporary bodies of water. These egg strands were inches deep in shallow pools created when a beaver dammed a small stream.
Do you think touching a toad will give you warts?
What do toads eat? What sound do they make? Click HERE to learn the answer.