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That’s one big toad!

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A giant cane toad the size of a small dog has been captured in northern Australia…nicknamed Toadzilla … [it ] is the biggest cane toad ever found in Australia’s Northern territory.

Environmentalists have been trying to stop the spread of the poisonous creatures across the country’s tropics. The toads were introduced from Hawaii in the 1930s in a failed attempt to control native cane beetles.

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Some estimates put their numbers as high as 200 million. 

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March 27, 2007 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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