China to help rid Australia of cane toads

Guest Writer

Australia’s cane toads have long been a blight on the country, but help is at hand in the battle to rid the country of the imported pest from a rather surprising source – China. The toxic toads are reportedly desired in China for their meat and medicinal qualities, with the amphibians’ poison used as a remedy for toothache and sinusitis. A Trade talks are due in Beijing next month, with the possible export of cane toads said to be on the agenda.

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