The toad is actually a frog too but not all frogs are toads. However, there are some differences.
|Skin||Moist and smoother.||Dry and bumpy or have warts.|
|Legs||Long hind legs for jumping. Webbed feet for swimming.||Short hind legs for walking and hopping.|
|Body||Narrow body.||Broader body.|
|Teeth||Have teeth in the upper jaw.||No teeth.|
|Eyes||Eyes that bulge out.||Eyes do not bulge out.|
|Eggs||Lays its eggs in clusters in the water.||Lays its eggs in a long chain in the water, wrapped around water plants.|
|Habitat||Lives near the water or in ponds, streams and lakes.||Lives on land.|
|Food||Eats small animals like worms, bugs, spiders, snails, small fish and some will eat other small animals like mice and other frogs.||Eats worms, bugs, spiders, slugs and other small invertebrates.|
NOTE TO EDUCATORS:
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A teacher in this video explains the differences