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cane toad

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Cane toads caused havoc until crocs learned to avoid the poison gland by eating just the back legs.
He feels that there is a long way to go for Australians to fully embrace the concept of eating umi, camel or cane toad.
In Australia, the government must be persuaded that rhinos deserve exemption from rules that have evolved precisely because of the havoc caused by alien species, from cane toads to myxomatosis-resistant rabbits.
Less ornamental members of his mini zoo include the four-inch long Madagascar cockroaches, stick insects, millipedes and cane toads.
During the event, cane toads are rounded up and killed, and prizes are awarded to those who catch the largest toad and the most toads by combined weight.
He said this cute little squirrel with a name out of Dr Seuss is being wiped out by cane toads.
He rescues animals and people from various scrapes, and the reader learns about the life of the bush animals, and some of the challenges they face such as hunting, drought, cane toads, bushfires, and mosquito plagues.
However, the cane toad did not introduce this parasite into Australia because cane toads from Hawaii, which are devoid of the parasite, were the source population for toads in Australia.
To control the insects, cane toads from Hawaii were introduced to the continent in the hope the predatory amphibians would lay siege to the cane fields and eat the beetles.
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.