Aug 23, 2010 · Best Answer: Your friend is probably talking about a toad found in the southwest called the Colorado River Toad or Sonoran Desert Toad- Bufo alvarius. Secretions from the toads paratoid glands (not the warts) contain a toxin similar to DMT called Bufotenin. It Status: Open. Amphibian Image Gallery. Why? These members of the frog family reproduce like gangbusters, with females laying 8,000 to 35,000 eggs at one time [source: Cameron ]. Only a fraction of those hatchlings reach adulthood, but the population of cane toads has rapidly multiplied in Australia, and the pest controller has become the pest.Author: Cristen Conger.
Oct 13, 2009 · The urban legend is that licking a toad can get you high. For anyone fresh out of frogs and tempted to kiss a toad instead, this article has a word of warning. Although certain species of toads do make hallucinogenic chemicals linked to a lively "trip". How Toad Licking Gets You High (And Then Kills You) The first problem with toad licking is that it isn't just any toad that will get you high. The most famous culprit — one that has sent a lot of dogs on bad trips — is the cane toad. It and its general family, the family bufonidae, will secrete the stuff that can be sniffed, injected, Author: Esther Inglis-Arkell.