CaneToadStrategyWA2014-19 coverCane toad strategy

Cane toad. Photo © R Dawson

Cane toads, introduced to Queensland in 1935, are major environmental pests in Western Australia, significantly impacting on our biodiversity and ecosystems.






Cane Toad Safety

  • pdfSafety and cane toads583.58 KB
    Cane toads secrete a toxin that is poisonous to humans and other animals. This brochure includes symptoms and treatment for people and pets, and prevention.

Cane toads are great stowaways, so check your load when leaving an area where cane toads are present.


 Subscribe to the Kimberley Science and Conservation Strategy e-newsletter for cane toad updates.



Teacher resources:


For more information regarding safety and what you need to be aware of please visit

Articles in this category:

Title Modified Date
Cane toad sightings Friday, 27 March 2015 11:59
Have you found a friendly native frog? Monday, 23 June 2014 15:50
How to safely dispose of cane toads Tuesday, 01 December 2015 10:42
What does a cane toad look like? Wednesday, 28 January 2015 14:29
What is being done? Monday, 01 September 2014 14:01
What to do if you find a cane toad Friday, 12 January 2018 08:32