toads Archive

4 Mar 2013

What do Spadefoot toads eat?

What do Spadefoot toads eat? During the night, when there is enough moisture in the air to keep them from becoming desiccated, spadefoot toads come out of their burrows to hunt for food. The adult diet generally consists of invertebrates, including beetles, snails, spiders, and caterpillars. The diets of spadefoot tadpoles are much more remarkable. Most anuran larvae eat vegetative matter, […]