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Cane Toads Have Wiped Out Kakadu Goannas: Tour Guide
Animals  (tags: australia, wildlife, wild animals, amphibians, cane toads, invasive species, toxic, kakdu goannas, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1938 days ago - news.com.au
CANE toads have almost completely wiped out some of Kakadu's native wildlife, an experienced tour guide says. Sean Arnold, who has been running tours to Kakadu since 2000, said goannas and frill-necked lizards had been all but destroyed by the invading
Toxic Toads Killing Australian Crocs
Animals  (tags: australia, wildlife, wild animals, amphibians, reptiles, cane toads, toxic, killing, fresh water crocs, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 1977 days ago - dsc.discovery.com
Nov. 18, 2008 -- Toxic cane toads are killing alarming numbers of Australia's freshwater crocodiles as the alien pests hop inexorably across the continent, research showed Tuesday. The warty amphibians, which have poisonous sacs on their heads, have c
70,000 Cane Toads Croak in Four-Week Eradication Effort
Animals  (tags: australia, wildlife, wild animals, amphibians, cane toads, cull )

Jacquelin
- 2003 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
Cane toad fighters say they have culled 70,000 of the pests over the past four weeks as they approach the Northern Territory-West Australian border. Stop the Toad Foundation's annual muster at the Bullo and Auvergne stations involved 90 volunteers at f
VIDEO!! Toads Poisoning "Medical" Snakes!!
Animals  (tags: medical snakes, cane toads, poisoning, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 2121 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Milked for antivenom, Australia's king brown snakes are eating poisonous cane toads--alien reptiles that are overrunning the country.
Crocodile Populations Down By 75% in Some Parts of Australia After Cane Toads Arrive
Animals  (tags: crocodiles, numbers down, cane toads, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, death, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, killed )

Cher
- 2131 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The first evidence has been found for the destructive effect of the cane toad invasion on one of northern Australia's top predators, the freshwater crocodile.
VIDEO: Dog Eats Poison Toad
Animals  (tags: dogs, cane toads, swallowed whole, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, pets, wildlife )

Cher
- 2139 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A bull Arab hound in Australia swallowed a poisonous cane toad whole, but she--and the toad--survived after the dog was given drugs to induce vomiting.
Cane Toads Kill Five Dogs in a Single Week
Animals  (tags: cane toads, poisoning pets, dogs deaths, 5 dogs died )

Simone
- 2189 days ago - news.com.au
PETS are increasingly falling victim to the beastly cane toad. The Northern Territory News has learnt at least five dogs have died after chomping on one of the ugly creatures in the Top End this week. One was a small Jack Russell whose owner says
MP Calls for Cane Toad Culling Day
Animals  (tags: australia, poisonous, cane toads, culling days )

Simone
- 2207 days ago - news.com.au
IT'S Queensland's own version of Clean Up Australia Day - except much more unpleasant and a whole lot wartier. Nationals MP Shane Knuth wants to hold a day dedicated to ridding the Sunshine State of public enemy No. 1, the cane toad. Millions of
Join Townsville Frog Lady for Toad Hour
Animals  (tags: australia, wildanimals, wildlife, amphibians, invasive species, cane toads )

Jacquelin
- 2213 days ago - townsvillebulletin.com.au
ROSLYN and Terry O'Keefe don't hate cane toads ... they just happen to prefer frogs. While scientists and authorities continued to flesh out a solution to Australia's ever-growing toad problem, the O'Keefes were practising toad control the best way th
Cane Toad Threat to Australian Pygmy Crocodile
Animals  (tags: australia, wildanimals, wildlife, pygmy crocodiles, cane toads, endangered )

Jacquelin
- 2227 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A British zoologist is spearheading a campaign to save a unique pygmy crocodile from the depredations of Australia's most dreaded pest, the cane toad. In a field of science which could scarcely be more Australian, Yorkshire-born Dr Adam Britton is one of
Invasion of the Giant Orange Toads!
Animals  (tags: cane toads, invasive species, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, wildlife )

Cher
- 2243 days ago - livescience.com
The cane toad is an invasive species that has spread through Australia since it was introduced to the continent in 1935 for use as agricultural pest control. They are native to Central and South America. Scientists wondered why the toads invaded different
Toad Search Croaks
Animals  (tags: australia, wildanimals, wildlife, amphibian, cane toads, toxic, habitat, humans, animals )

Jacquelin
- 2246 days ago - abc.net.au
The search for rogue cane toads around the northern Adelaide suburb of Mawson Lakes will be called off soon because none have been found. The Department of Land and Biodiversity has been searching for cane toads after one was found in a backyard last w
Toxic Toads a Major Threat to Miniature Crocodiles
Animals  (tags: pygmy freshwater crocodiles, animals, AnimalWelfare, endangered, environment, habitat, cane toads, deaths, toxins )

Cher
- 2263 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
A unique type of pygmy crocodile found only in Australia could be wiped out by the dreaded cane toad unless prompt action is taken, zoologists have warned.Just two populations of the endangered pygmy freshwater crocodile are known to exist, both of them
Toad Invasion Threatens Rare NT Crocs
Animals  (tags: australia, wildanimals, wildlife, cane toads, miniature crocodile, endangered, extinction )

Jacquelin
- 2264 days ago - abc.net.au
Conservationists in the Northern Territory fear a rare, miniature crocodile could be on the verge of extinction as the cane toad continues its march across northern Australia. Volunteers have found 10 dead freshwater crocodiles at a remote billabong ne
Northern Quoll Given Chance for Survival
Animals  (tags: australia, wildanimals, wildlife, northern quoll, cane toads, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2292 days ago - news.theage.com.au
The endangered northern quoll may have escaped extinction after some were moved offshore in a landmark experiment that kept them away from the deadly cane toad. Dubbed `Island Ark', the $300,000 government-funded program to save the carnivorous marsupi
 

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