New Study Finds Cane Toad Predator

Researchers in the top end say they may have discovered the first natural predator to the cane toad, according to experiments conducted in captivity, a local frog species, Litoria dahlii eats infant cane toads as well as the tadpoles without any apparent side effects from the cane toads’ poison. Whether the same occurs in the wild is still to be seen, but researchers believe the frog could play a large part in slowing the spread of the cane toad into the Northern Territory and into fragile eco systems like Kakadu’s National Park

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