Cane toad, Giant toad, Marine toad, Giant marine toad, South American cane toad, Dominican toad, spring chicken (Belize)
South America, Central America, Mexico, and extreme southern Texas (NAS Database)
First introduced to Florida by 1936 (NAS Database)
Originally introduced to control sugar cane pests; has also been accidentally and intentionally released by animal importers, zoos, and laboratories (NAS Database)
Preys on and competes with native species; highly toxic to predators (including pets) (NAS Database)
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