Do toads live in the water?
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Do toads live in the water?

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While some toads live near water, many prefer to live in drier climates. This factor distinguishes toads from most other types of frogs, which prefer to live near water. Toads have rougher, dryer skin than frogs, which enables them to live farther from bodies of water.

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Toads live on many land masses around the world, but they are most common in tropical regions. They prefer to live in trees or under leaves, where their skin often camouflages them from predators. Female toads do lay their eggs in water, as other frog species do. They lay eggs in strands rather than clumps, as frogs do.

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