Invasion of the Rubbish Frogs

J. C. Altman, Anthony Griffiths, Peter Whitehead

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The advance of Cane Toads, which includes toxins in the skin and glands, is a major concern among the aboriginal people. The arrival of the Cane Toads is expected to have adverse effects on the native wildlife, and the aboriginal cultures in Northern Australia. Discusses the spread of poisonous cane toads or Bufo marinus in Arnhem Land in Australia. Lack of government support to control cane toads; Effect of cane toads on native wildlife; Impact of the introduction of can toad in the lives of Kuninjku.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)44-51
Number of pages8
JournalNature Australia
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2003


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