1. Watch the video above, and then answer these questions.

     

    What are some predators of the cane toad in Australia?

  2. Cane toads excrete a toxic substance that makes their skin poisonous. Where are the glands that excrete this poison?

  3. What do cane toads eat?

  4. Cane toads are not native to Australia. Why were they introduced?

  5. Did the introduction work?

amphibian
Noun

an animal able to live both on land and in water.

cane toad
Noun

animal (amphibian) native to the Americas and considered an invasive species in Oceania and islands of the Caribbean.

crocodile
Noun

reptile native to parts of Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

Noun

agricultural produce.

excrete
Verb

to discharge a substance from the body.

farmer
Noun

person who cultivates land and raises crops.

gland
Noun

group of cells that secretes a chemical useful for the body to function.

insect
Noun

type of animal that breathes air and has a body divided into three segments, with six legs and usually wings.

naturalist
Noun

person who studies the natural history or natural development of organisms and the environment.

pest control
Noun

process of removing unwanted species (pests) from a specific geographic area.

poison
Noun

substance that harms health.

predator
Noun

animal that hunts other animals for food.

sugar cane
Noun

tall grass that is harvested to extract sugar from its sap or juice.

toxic
Adjective

poisonous.