Monthly Archives: May 2014

Snakes and Toads

You may or may not have gathered by now, but I care about snakes.  In fact, it could be argued that I misspent my youth chasing them.  In these adolescent ophidiophilic quests, it soon became apparent that a) snakes are … Continue reading

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Cane toads and advancing range edges

In northern Australia, the cane toad front pushes westward at around 55km per year; more than five times faster than it used to advance when toads were first introduced.  This staggering rate of population advance means that individual toads in … Continue reading

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