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(Abc.net.au)   Toads now killing crocodiles in Australia   (abc.net.au) divider line 38
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2013-07-03 12:27:52 AM  
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Tough little blighter.
 
2013-07-03 12:45:50 AM  
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Way to introduce those chazzwazzers into the ecosystem!
 
2013-07-03 12:52:08 AM  
♫  There's a killer on the road
And he looks just like a toad
Take a long holiday
Let your croc-kids play
If you give this toad a ride
Sweet crocodile will die
Killer on the toad... ♫

/chain of thought drunkenness
//that word seems to have too many double lleetttteerrss
 
2013-07-03 01:32:02 AM  
crikey!
 
2013-07-03 04:46:08 AM  
Possible evidence had been found that dwarf crocodiles could adapt their behaviour to only eat the back legs of the toads, avoiding the deadly bufotoxins secreted in their bodies.

its a delicassy.

/now how to teach wild crocs how to be so selective?
 
2013-07-03 05:38:24 AM  
The more important issue is what the NT News will make of this story once they realise these toads are a threat to their business model.

resources0.news.com.au
 
2013-07-03 05:39:27 AM  
Good.
 
2013-07-03 05:39:36 AM  
What do you do when you see a crocodile?

You run!  You slide!  Ribbit!
 
2013-07-03 05:48:48 AM  
Humans have farked this planet up good, introducing foreign species into delicate ecosystems like Australia.
 
2013-07-03 05:49:34 AM  
Odd as it sounds i consider this legit good news. Circle of stri*oh fark he just bit my hand off bwhaggagwag
 
2013-07-03 05:53:13 AM  
Cane toads are one of, if not the, worst environmental disasters in the history of man.  Almost no predator in Australia is immune to their toxin.  There's a recent study on goannas (big monitor lizards) that found that the population crashed to nearly 0% survival in some populations within a year of toads arriving.
 
2013-07-03 06:15:22 AM  
Frogger: toad edition
 
2013-07-03 06:17:24 AM  

AverageAmericanGuy: Humans have farked this planet up good, introducing foreign species into delicate ecosystems like Australia.


Are were just giving evolution a bit of a push?

May the strongest poisonous toad survive.
 
2013-07-03 06:17:49 AM  
Never, ever lick a toad.
 
2013-07-03 06:19:18 AM  
Something something Battletoads something.
 
2013-07-03 06:30:38 AM  
I hate to break to you but miss Fluffybutt can only be found in the next castle....get a jorb Grover!
 
2013-07-03 06:32:43 AM  

mike_d85: Something something Battletoads something.


What I wanna know is how the crocs can even hold the wiimotes in the first place.
 
2013-07-03 06:53:58 AM  
If you think the toads are deadly, their stools are much worse.

Never eat a toadstool.
 
2013-07-03 06:54:45 AM  
Animal researchers show that the toads are throwing vegetables into the crocodiles' open mouths after they burp up bubbles, damaging the crocodiles. One researcher commented: 'This is crazy. It is like a bad dream.'

Our next story is about mice who throw bombs while wearing sunglasses.
 
2013-07-03 06:55:45 AM  
This is welcome news, I watch the reptilian wars from a vantaged viewpoint. Rock god, iron god, meh.
 
2013-07-03 06:58:47 AM  
"That's not a toad...THIS is a toad!"
 
2013-07-03 06:59:23 AM  
The next step is the breed Bufo Marinus bigger, so they can start killin' salties.
 
2013-07-03 06:59:30 AM  
Research done at Charles Darwin University... by professor Romero. Awesome!
 
2013-07-03 07:12:44 AM  
Those toads are actually the secret ingredient in this stuff:
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2013-07-03 07:22:04 AM  

BumpInTheNight: mike_d85: Something something Battletoads something.

What I wanna know is how the crocs can even hold the wiimotes in the first place.


They say it comes with a Wii-strap; maybe that helps?
 
2013-07-03 07:23:49 AM  

nmemkha: If you think the toads are deadly, their stools are much worse.

Never eat a toadstool.


Peaches are far worse.
 
2013-07-03 07:35:45 AM  
choooot em
 
2013-07-03 08:31:34 AM  

juvandy: Cane toads are one of, if not the, worst environmental disasters in the history of man.  Almost no predator in Australia is immune to their toxin.  There's a recent study on goannas (big monitor lizards) that found that the population crashed to nearly 0% survival in some populations within a year of toads arriving.


Can't eat something that secretes dead poison from its back?

Solution(s):

1) Flip them on their back and eat their innards  http://www.sciencealert.com.au/news/20072711-16645.html
2) Eat them while they are tadpoles / send giant terrifying spiders to eat them  http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/australian-spiders-kee p -cane-toad-numbers-in-check.htm
 
2013-07-03 08:33:53 AM  

juvandy: Cane toads are one of, if not the, worst environmental disasters in the history of man.  Almost no predator in Australia is immune to their toxin.  There's a recent study on goannas (big monitor lizards) that found that the population crashed to nearly 0% survival in some populations within a year of toads arriving.


The simple rabbit screwed it up far worse. One of Australia's two non-venomous animals.
 
2013-07-03 08:40:32 AM  
Pretty much everything in Australia will kill you or something else.  We should just weaponize Australia and point it at the terrst.
 
2013-07-03 09:30:02 AM  

gnosis301: nmemkha: If you think the toads are deadly, their stools are much worse.

Never eat a toadstool.

Peaches are far worse.


Daisies aren't that great either.
 
2013-07-03 09:44:09 AM  

redmid17: 1) Flip them on their back and eat their innards http://www.sciencealert.com.au/news/20072711-16645.html
2) Eat them while they are tadpoles / send giant terrifying spiders to eat them http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/australian-spiders-kee p -cane-toad-numbers-in-check.htm


Neither of which have significantly impacted toad populations...

This text is now purple: The simple rabbit screwed it up far worse. One of Australia's two non-venomous animals.


Debatable on rabbits. They've decimated some vegetation for sure, and outcompete some native mammals, but cane toads have caused a nearly unilateral extinction of every vertebrate predator in their range.
 
2013-07-03 09:55:20 AM  

juvandy: redmid17: 1) Flip them on their back and eat their innards http://www.sciencealert.com.au/news/20072711-16645.html
2) Eat them while they are tadpoles / send giant terrifying spiders to eat them http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/australian-spiders-kee p -cane-toad-numbers-in-check.htm

Neither of which have significantly impacted toad populations...


and?
 
2013-07-03 10:31:17 AM  
Wait so let me get this straight. Someone introduced ANOTHER poisonous NOPE into Australia? They needed another creature out to kill anyone and anything that gets near them?
 
2013-07-03 10:44:57 AM  
thisispete:
Tough little blighter.

Darn, you got to it first.  Guess I'll have to go with plan "B".
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2013-07-03 11:10:20 AM  
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2013-07-03 11:19:54 AM  

berylman: I hate to break to you but miss Fluffybutt can only be found in the next castle....get a jorb Grover!


He has one already.

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2013-07-03 02:10:54 PM  
something something and then when winter comes, the gorillas will simply freeze to death...
 
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