Gulf Coast Toad

This common toad can be found in a wide range of habitats, both natural and man-made, including coastal prairies, beaches, residential parks and ponds.

  • Scientific Name: Incilius nebulifer
  • Range: In addition to the Texas and Louisiana gulf coast, this toad can also be found in the gulf coast regions of Mexico.
  • Status in the Wild: Not Threatened
  • Location in the Zoo: Reptile and Amphibian Building
  • Cool Animal Fact: The male’s song has been compared to the sound of a wooden rattle. You can hear at often after a rainstorm, anytime from March through September.