Eradicating cane toads in NSW outside their current range of distribution

Cane toads have contributed to the decline of several native species and their continued expansion is likely to cause further declines in Australia’s endemic fauna. They also pose a threat to domestic pets. This supplementary brochure is a summary of the best practice guidelines, which are aimed at councils, state agencies, industry or other landholders in areas outside the current range of the toad’s distribution.

Date
1 February 2014
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Publication, Brochure
Status
Final
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-74359-011-9
  • ID OEH20140032
  • File PDF 0.8MB
  • Pages 4
  • Name eradicating-cane-toads-in-nsw-brochure-140032.pdf

Native frogs are often mistaken for cane toads and accidentally killed. To positively identify a cane toad, all of the features shown here must be present as no native frog species would exhibit them all.

Many people have difficulty telling native frogs and cane toads apart because they share some features such as warty skin, a visible ear drum and webbed toes.