March 30, 2009

Has Australia finally found a workable solution to the cane toad?

The cane toad has been a serious ecological problem for Australia for a long time.  They introduced the toads as a predator for a certain type of beetle that was destroying sugar cane.  Turned out that the toad wasn't a very efficient killer of these beetles to begin with, but it was however killing a lot of the native species that were trying to eat the poisonous toad.  Interesting solution they're offering up.

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