Slideshow: The cane toad

Slideshow: The Cane Toad When Australian scientists failed to find a virus to control one of the most insidious invasive species, they decided to build one. Is it worth the risk? All photos by Brendan Borrell In our April issue, Brendan Borrell traveled to Australia to chronicle scientists' efforts to design a virus that stops the cane toad. View this slideshow for a first-hand look at what it's like to try to stop one of the world's most insidious invasive spec

Brendan Borrell
Apr 1, 2008

Slideshow: The Cane Toad

When Australian scientists failed to find a virus to control one of the most insidious invasive species, they decided to build one. Is it worth the risk?

All photos by Brendan Borrell

In our April issue, Brendan Borrell traveled to Australia to chronicle scientists' efforts to design a virus that stops the cane toad. View this slideshow for a first-hand look at what it's like to try to stop one of the world's most insidious invasive species.

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