Cane Toad Sub Adult Stage

Sub Adult cane toads are between 30 and 89mm in length, and during this stage they begin to move more and change from diurnal (day time active) to nocturnal (night time active) Juvenile toads 30-59mm are sometimes distinguished separately.

At this point the toads are behaving like smaller versions of the adult toads and are basically in the process of changing from diurnal to nocturnal and are active in the early mornings and late afternoon (crepuscular?).

They are susceptible to trapping and hand capture and appear to be quite vulnerable to water loss, a factor which keeps them close to a water source.

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