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Native to Central and South America, Cane toads were introduced to Australia from Hawaii in June 1935 by the Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations in an attempt to control the native cane beetle (Dermolepida albohirtum). These beetles are native to Australia and they are detrimental to sugar cane crops, which are a major source of income for Australia. Adult cane beetles eat the crop's leaves, but the main problem is the larvae, who feed on the roots.
Red Foxes were introduced to the British colonies of Van Diemen's Land (as early as 1833) and the Port Phillip District and Sydney Regions of New South Wales (as early as 1845) for the purpose of the traditional English sport of fox hunting.
Originally posted by JamesGC
I was in Queensland a few years ago. Friend’s dog likes them to get high. Funniest thing you’ll ever see, or up there anyway.
The Cane Toad was introduced by Bart Simpson, sheesh don't you watch TV ;P LOL
liked the AU climate so much & with no natural predators they have became a pest