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Native Australian Species Learning to Avoid Toxic Cane Toad

Wildlife rangers at the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park in northern Australia have been told to abandon programs aimed at curbing numbers of one of the country's most destructive invasive pests. Cane toads have come to inhabit much of tropical Australia since they were introduced from Hawaii in the 1930s. They are a voracious pest that has invaded vast swathes of northern Australia, and toxins in their bodies can kill goannas, crocodiles and snakes within minutes. They...

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