Cane Toads

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.
Publisher: New York : First Run Features, [2001]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 65 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Signing off

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jentifer
Jun 16, 2016

A true (gross, hysterical, bizarre) classic.

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phyllis49
Mar 14, 2012

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

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