News tagged with cane toads

Cane toad pioneers speed up invasions

(Phys.org) —Climate change is one of a number of stressors that cause species to disperse to new locations. Scientists must be able to predict dispersal rates accurately, as the movement of a new species ...

Jul 30, 2013 5 / 5 (4) 1 | with audio podcast report

Speedy toads advance theory of evolution

(PhysOrg.com) -- Speed and the mating habits of the Australian cane toad are set to expand the theory of evolution according to research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of t ...

Mar 23, 2011 4.4 / 5 (13) 20 | with audio podcast

The quoll's last stand

(Phys.org) —Undeniably charismatic, the Northern Quoll's big black eyes and impossibly long whiskers belie the face of a feisty, nocturnal predator that has – as conservation biologist Dr Jonathan Webb ...

Mar 21, 2013 5 / 5 (2) 2

Cane toads can be stopped

It may be possible to stop the spread of can toads into new areas of Australia according to new research published today in the Journal of Applied Ecology.

Dec 12, 2012 5 / 5 (3) 1