The Colorado River Toad (Bufo Alvarius) is a large
(the largest one in the USA
found in arid
areas in North America
It habitates wet areas near permanent spring
It can grow up to 17,5 cm (approx. 7 inches)
long, and feeds on spider
s. It usually reached a
reproductive age within a month.
This toad is probably best known for
venomous glands on its forearms,
hind legs and neck. The venom contains
Bufotenine, a powerful hallucinogen.
Furthermore, it is the only toad in the world. whose skin
contains a hallucinogenic substance.
With the right procedure, 50 - 160 milligrams of 5-MeO-DMT
can be extracted per gram of skin.
This is the origin of the expression "toad licking".
However, the venom is NOT very healthy to
ingest in this manner, because consuming
a sufficient dose of it can cause dangerous
physiological effects from other
If one is really inclined to try this, drying and
smoking the venom and/or skin is much safer, at least