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Cane Toad Control

Scientific Name  Bufo marinus

Biology

Sign

Damage

  • Poisoning of pets

Control Methods

Habitat Modification

  • Drain water sources
  • Cut back vegetation
  • Reduce insect populations

Repellents

  • None known

Trapping

  • Use drift fences with pit traps

Shooting

  • Follow all safety and firearm regulations
  • Pellet gun
  • .22 caliber

Toxicants

  • None known

Diseases-Safety

  • Poison secreted from glands at by the head can cause severe reaction and death to creatures as large as small dogs.
  • Poison enters body through mucous membranes.

Legal Issues

  • Invasive species. Most likely not protected in your particular state

Living With

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