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Cane toads are poisonous, and in Northeast Australia they’re absolutely everywhere. So what’s one to do with a surplus of toads? Read more...
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Toad Stacking

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It’s amazing the skills people will develop when they are bored. In Australia, you can learn toad stacking. Here, a fellow from Swamp Garage shows us how to stack three toads. (YouTube link) He says, Safety tip: Toads are poisonous!...

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