Great Plains Toad: The skin is covered with many small warts. Unlike other true toads in Missouri, the Great Plains toad has a raised hump (known as a “boss”) between the eyes. Look for it along the Missouri River floodplain from the Iowa border to about Hermann. | Missouri Department of Conservation
Namaqua Rain Frog (Breviceps namaquensis) is found in South Africa and possibly Namibia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and sandy shores. It is threatened by habitat loss. (Photo taken "field herping in the Western Cape")
Gardiner’s tree frog is one of the smallest frogs in the world, growing to only in length! Unlike most frogs, the young do not hatch as tadpoles, but as fully formed small adult frogs. So the babies are even smaller versions of this one
Many people know Missouri as “the cave state,” and the grotto salamander is Missouri’s only species of blind salamander. A true troglobite, it lives in total darkness and has small eyes that are completely or partially covered by their pink or beige skin.