Cane Toads reach Newcastle & Lake Macquarie

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Cane Toads reach Newcastle & Lake Macquarie

Postby kingofnobbys » Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:36 am ... cane-toads ... 783057591/

This is very bad news - they have the potential to decimate eastern water skinks and eastern water dragons (who will eat the tadpoles) , skinks like bluetongues who will eat smaller toads , and lace monitors who will eat the adult toads , as well as predatory birds (kookaburras) , pythons and snakes who will eat the toads.

Also bad news for people allow their cats to roam, and for dogs who might encounter toads who enter their yard.
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Re: Cane Toads reach Newcastle & Lake Macquarie

Postby CooperDragon » Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:49 pm

Hopefully the locals will evolve to stand up to their poison in time.
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