The cane toad (Bufo marinus).

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4 page fact sheet on Bufo marinus now called Rhinella marina, Genus species; Further information on the Caring for our Country initiative is available at: www/business-plan/10-11/index. html For further information on Australian Government policy on cane toads go to: ferals/cane-toads.html or contact:
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The cane toad (Bufo marinus).

4 page Fact sheet provides general information to background history, disribution, behavior, description of Cane Toad in different life stages, why they are invasive pest, and control actvities; The Australian Government cane toad commitment is providing more than $2 million over two years (2008-09 to 2009-10) to reduce the impacts of cane toads and to develop a national cane toad plan. Through these investments under the Caring for our County initiative, the Government is continuing to assist with funding for ground-control work, as well as research and development of sustainable control measures. In 2009-10, the Government provided over $1 million for community-based control activities and research to reduce cane toad numbers.

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