Cane toads, which secrete poison that kills pets and wildlife and injures humans, prompted several initially unsuccessful campaigns to wipe them out in Australia. However, scientists have discovered that just a dollop of cat food could stop the toads.
The cat food attracts Australia's carnivorous meat ants, which swarm over and eliminate baby toads, killing 70% of them, according to the Herald Sun .
By Lindsay Beaton
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