The Cane Toad Menace
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Articles on the rapid spread of cane toads in Australia
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Native fish outsmart cane toads - Australian Geographic

Native fish outsmart cane toads - Australian Geographic | The Cane Toad Menace | Scoop.it
Crimson spotted rainbow fish have learned to avoid toxic cane-toad tadpoles, new research has revealed.
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Toad import slammed - NTNews.com.au

Toad import slammed - NTNews.com.au | The Cane Toad Menace | Scoop.it
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THE scourge of the Territory cane toad has called a team of southern academics - who want to import more toxic South American species into Australia - a "mob that come up with the wankiest bullshit".
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Spiders keep cane toad numbers in check - The Importance of Biodiversity

Spiders keep cane toad numbers in check - The Importance of Biodiversity | The Cane Toad Menace | Scoop.it
Toxic cane toads may have met their match in native Australian spiders like the wolf spider and Australian tarantula.

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Toads about to have a close encounter with bilbies - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Toads about to have a close encounter with bilbies - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | The Cane Toad Menace | Scoop.it
Conservationists are waiting anxiously to see what impact cane toads have on native bilbies when the species come into contact in coming weeks.

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I wonder how this will play out?.. The Bilbie vs The Cane Toad.

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Australian wildlife taught to shun cane toads | COSMOS magazine

Australian wildlife taught to shun cane toads | COSMOS magazine | The Cane Toad Menace | Scoop.it
SYDNEY: Australia's native animals are being fed nauseating sausages of cane toad meat in a bid to train them against eating the toxic species as it spreads into new areas, researchers said. Cane toads, a warty, leathery ...
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Preventing cane toad progression « The Veterinarian Magazine

Preventing cane toad progression « The Veterinarian Magazine | The Cane Toad Menace | Scoop.it
The results of research that offers a solution for halting the relentless march of cane toads (Rhinella marina) across northern Australia was published recently in December's issue of the British Ecological Society's Journal of ...
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Kimberley gene ark to guard against cane toad - ABC Online

Kimberley gene ark to guard against cane toad - ABC Online | The Cane Toad Menace | Scoop.it
Radio Australia Kimberley gene ark to guard against cane toad ABC Online SIMON CLULOW: Our research over the last four years has shown very healthy populations of nine species of goanna in fact, three of which we know are definitely going to be...
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Cane toads treat cow pats "a bit like McDonalds"

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Researchers in the far north of Western Australia have found cane toads are following the cattle mustering lines in order to travel vast distances without water.

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