suehypno (suehypno) wrote in wtf_nature,
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Cane toads at it again

My first posting here, and I've checked the tags but didn't see this monster listed.

Just came across this article today. I've known about the cane toad problem in Australia for a while, but this is pretty serious news because I can't think of any way you could solve the problem--they've been trying to control the population for years without success. They're also a big problem in other areas, like Florida and many a dog has been lost to them.

Cane toads 'killing freshwater crocs'



Tags: amphibian, batrachotoxin, crocodile, feeding, frog, predator, reptile
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