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cane toad

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Northern quolls pounce on anything that moves and it s through this natural instinct that their wild populations have taken a hit since cane toads first came to the Territory, Mr Wedd said.
He feels that there is a long way to go for Australians to fully embrace the concept of eating umi, camel or cane toad.
YOUNG QUOLLS GET CANE TOAD SAUSAGES TO EAT "Ooooh that was a lovely bath.
Myxosporea) causing disease in Australian endemic frogs found in the invasive Cane Toad.
Australian scientists and environmentalists started to panic last year when cane toads began appearing in the country's western states for the first time.
Most Australians recognise rabbits as a pest with a recent survey by the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre ranking them third public enemy after cane toads and feral cats.
Melbourne, June 4 (ANI): Darwin's lord mayor has stated that he believes the idea of helping terminate cane toads could lure tourists to the Northern Territory.
The battle against drought, erosion, salinity, vanishing biodiversity and now climate change has been fought using a variety of government strategies and funding models; from aerial camel culls to supporting locals armed with baseball bats and wheelie bins trying to halt the march of cane toads.
And that, the Toad Busters fear, would make the war against cane toads virtually unwinnable.
Invasive cane toads (Bufo marinus) cause mass mortality of freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnstoni) in tropical Australia.
He claims that cats disturb the "natural balance" and he suggests a course of action which is almost as bizarre as his attempt to bracket cats with cane toads.
Cane toads can harm native wildlife by eating small animals and poisoning larger predators that try to eat them, every thing from household pets to crocodiles.