Cane toad time.

Birthday week has seen the garden schedule get well behind. Extremely humid and vegetables all rushing to seed, again. Twice since spring. While picking tomatoes I came across two cane toads. The first since November.

cane-toad.

Since living here the cane toad population has varied from year to year. I have an active campaign to euthanize them when I find them and I think my indigenous frog population has increased. But I don’t fully know. Maybe there is a gradual balance evolving? I found one cane toad early in 2013, in the full sun, still alive but with its eyes missing. Suggested to me a bird had attacked it. Its suffering must have been intense before I disposed of its life. I have also always been critical of Council’s once in a while one off ‘lets feel we are doing something’, musters. For eradication to be really effective it would require a 365day approach.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.