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Stranger Than Nature

The invasive Cane Toad from South America.  Cane toads were deliberately introduced to Australia from Hawaii in 1935. Biologists believed they would control the spread of cane beetles that were destroying sugar crops.

About the Show

Investigating weird and wonderful real-life stories from the natural world. Each show unravels three wild mysteries, combining groundbreaking scientific discoveries with classic detective work.