By Franca Quarneti via El Planteo

The US National Park Service issued a statement asking those who visit these protected areas to refrain from licking toads.

Through a statement on its Facebook account, the National Park Service (NPS) shared details on the Bufo alvarius species, also known as the "Sonoran desert toad."

"Hey there! Here is the 'ribbiting' late night content no one asked for. Yet here we are. The Sonoran desert toad (Bufo alvarius), also known as the Colorado river toad, is one of the largest toads found in North America, measuring nearly 7 inches (18 cm)," the etitity explained.

Why would anyone want to lick toads?

This particular species of amphibian is known to produce 5-MeO-DMT and another DMT derivative, …

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