If you see this toad in a US park, you shouldn’t lick it – and this is why

The US National Park Service is warning visitors to stop licking one of America’s largest toads.

The potentially deadly Sonoran Desert Toad, also known as the Colorado River toad, excretes a toxin which can harm humans and some say it has psychedelic effects.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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