Acquired: Rescue / shelter organization
California, United States
Posted Aug 10, 2014
I rescued Lucy this summer and am currently looking for a male to mate with her. Probably one of the best toads you can have as pets because they're friendly and don't mind being handled as opposed to some other toads. Though the toxins they secrete are at lower levels than some other toads, you still want to clean your skin before and after handling, like with any other amphibians.
Lucy is full grown and she's barely 3 inches long. They lay eggs one egg at a time as opposed to a string, and they do so from spring to early fall so I basically have until September to introduce her to a mating partner.
Word of caution, they ARE nocturnal and are most active around twilight, though mine appears to be pretty active during mornings and afternoons too.