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Eradicating cane toads with 'their own medicine'

Sydney University biologists have discovered cane toad tadpoles (Bufo marinus) communicate using chemicals excreted into the water, a finding that may help to impede the Cane Toad invasion of the Kimberley.

Curiosity to kill Australian cats

Australian scientists are hoping to add some truth to the old adage by using curiosity to kill some of the country's millions of wild cats.

Big leap in understanding frog threat

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Sydney researchers have identified two new parasite species causing disease among endangered Australian frogs. They say they are most likely native, overturning a commonly held view they were ...

Fears Asian bee is Australia's next cane toad

The aggressive and invasive Asian honey bee could become as bad a pest in Australia as the cane toad, a senator warned Wednesday, adding that the insect could threaten the country's food supply.

Rare discovery of three new toad species in Nevada's Great Basin

Three new species of toads have been discovered living in Nevada's Great Basin in an expansive survey of the 190,000 square mile ancient lake bottom. Discoveries of new amphibians are extremely rare in the United States with ...

Kimberley survey nets plenty of crocs

Parks and Wildlife officers have conducted a capture and release survey of freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnsoni) with Bunuba Rangers at Winjanna Gorge National Park in the West Kimberley in preparation for the arrival ...

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