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Great Basin Spadefoot Toad tadpole (Scaphiopus intermontanus). This young tadpole has not yet begun to develop its legs. Spadefoot toads breed in ephemeral bodies of water and develop fully in 4 - 6 weeks. Range of this species of spadefoot is the intermountain region of western NA south to norhern AZ and extreme northwestern NM.
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