Cane Toads – An Unnatural History: Tip Byrne, H.W. Kerr, Glen Ingram, Bill Freeland, E.S. Edgerton, Pat White, John Oakes, P…

Cane Toads - An Unnatural History: Tip Byrne, H.W. Kerr, Glen Ingram, Bill Freeland, E.S. Edgerton, Pat White, John Oakes, Patrick Cook, David Sondergard, Rob Floyd, Elvie Grieg, Max Ackland, Jim Frazier, Wayne Taylor, Mark Lewis, Lindsay Frazer, Tristram Miall
Cane Toads – An Unnatural History: Tip Byrne, H.W. Kerr, Glen Ingram, Bill Freeland, E.S. Edgerton, Pat White, John Oakes, Patrick Cook, David Sondergard, Rob Floyd, Elvie Grieg, Max Ackland, Jim Frazier, Wayne Taylor, Mark Lewis, Lindsay Frazer, Tristram Miall Detail
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Cane Toads – An Unnatural History: Tip Byrne, H.W. Kerr, Glen Ingram, Bill Freeland, E.S. Edgerton, Pat White, John Oakes, Patrick Cook, David Sondergard, Rob Floyd, Elvie Grieg, Max Ackland, Jim Frazier, Wayne Taylor, Mark Lewis, Lindsay Frazer, Tristram Miall Description

This odd documentary is for the audience that can’t get enough of off-center, real-life tales akin to those captured by Errol Morris (Gates of Heaven). In the 1930s Australian sugar-cane farmers imported the bufo marinus, or cane toad, from Hawaii to destroy the crop-damaging greyback beetle. In short, the descendents of the original 102 toads virtually took over half a continent. We hear from all sides about the problem: the scientific studies of their mating habits (bruising), defense …

A fat, ugly creature whose sole purpose in life is the pursuit of sexual gratification is rapidly taking over Australia! The Cane Toads were imported by the sackload from Hawaii to Australia in 1935 in an attempt to rid the country of the Greyback beetle, which was rapidly destroying their sugarcane crop. The Cane Toads adapted beautifully to their new surroundings. Problem was, the beetle could fly and the Cane Toad couldn’t. What the Cane Toad is unusually good at, however, is maki…

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Cane Toads - An Unnatural History: Tip Byrne, H.W. Kerr, Glen Ingram, Bill Freeland, E.S. Edgerton, Pat White, John Oakes, Patrick Cook, David Sondergard, Rob Floyd, Elvie Grieg, Max Ackland, Jim Frazier, Wayne Taylor, Mark Lewis, Lindsay Frazer, Tristram Miall