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Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Cane Toad Virus

Scientists have been working for five years on a virus that will keep cane toads from reproducing. (This should effectively halt the spread of this introduced species in Australia, similar to the success with introduced rabbits.) They are now testing the virus to make certain it only affects the toads and not native species of amphibians. (News source.)

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