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Cane Toads

An Unnatural History
(DVD - 2001 )
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Documents the history of the Cane toad in Australia. The cane toad - Bufo marinus - was imported to Australia in 1935 in an attempt to rid the country of the greyback beetle, which was devouring the sugarcane crop. Problem was, the beetle could fly, and the cane toad couldn't. What the cane toad was unusually proficient at, however, was making more cane toads. A humorous look at a serious problem.
Title: Cane toads
an unnatural history
[videorecording]
Publisher: New York : First Run Features, [2001]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 65 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987; released in 1988
Bonus DVD features: interactive guide to the cane toad; short film Signing off
Summary: Documents the history of the Cane toad in Australia. The cane toad - Bufo marinus - was imported to Australia in 1935 in an attempt to rid the country of the greyback beetle, which was devouring the sugarcane crop. Problem was, the beetle could fly, and the cane toad couldn't. What the cane toad was unusually proficient at, however, was making more cane toads. A humorous look at a serious problem.
Alternate Title: Signing off
Branch Call Number: DVD 597.87 CANE TO
Statement of Responsibility: written and directed by Mark Lewis ; Film Australia
Credits: Camera, Jim Frazier, Wayne Taylor ; editor, Lindsay Frazer ; music, Martin Armiger.
System Details: DVD, NTSC
Subject Headings: Bufo marinus Australia Pest introduction Environmental aspects Australia Nonindigenous pests Australia Sugarcane Diseases and pests Biological control Environmental aspects Australia Ecology Australia DVD-Video discs
Genre/Form: Documentary films
Wildlife films
Feature films
Topical Term: Bufo marinus
Pest introduction
Nonindigenous pests
Sugarcane
Ecology
DVD-Video discs
Publisher No: FRF 909723D
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