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    Cane Toads: The conquest, released in 2010, is a documentary created by Mark Lewis concentrating on the history of cane toads in Australia (IMDB,2011). The film presents the different opinions and views of Australians on the introduction of cane toads to the country and mentions the pros and cons of their arrival. The documentary is trying to inform the viewers of the effect cane toads have had on the country rather then sway their opinion as there are both positive and negative factors mentioned. Lewis style of documentary is heavily dependent on creative treatment of actuality, as can be seen throughout the film. There is a high amount of creative treatment of actuality that can be seen throughout the film. Examples of this is the unbelievable amount of cane toads present in one area of land, this is done to over exaggerate the idea of how cane toads are taking over the country and are everywhere. Another representation of creative treatment of actuality can be seen in the story of Wallace the dog who became ill due to consumption of cane toad poison. There is a particular scene in the story where the dog can be seen on a hospital bed being rushed into an ER for treatment by several doctors when in reality he would have just been driven to the vet. This form of…

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    The Cane Toad

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    article Chronic Effects of an Invasive Species on an Animal Community, published by the Ecological Society of America in 2017, Sean Doody and colleagues discuss the effects of the cane toad on the ecosystem in parts of Australia. The cane toad has had a major effect on the ecosystem by causing massive damage to the populations of top predators, specifically 3 species of monitor lizards. Although the short-term damage to these predator populations was already harmful and the potential effects…

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    Cane Toad

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    RESEARCH QUESTION: This experiment will analyse the changes in performance of a cane toad in abiotic factors, such as temperature. HYPOTHESIS: Cane Toads exposed to a warmer temperature will more times per minute compared to cane toads exposed to a cooler temperature. METHODS: 16 cane toads were kept at a constant temperature in an insulated container (two treatments: 8 in 25 degree Celsius and 8 in 15 degree Celsius temperate environments). Toads were then taken out, one by one, and placed…

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    Essay On Cane Toad

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    of invasive species first came to my attention by the creature in the photo on top. The creature is the cane toad (Rhinella marina), which I first got to know from a documentary from National Geographic, Killer Cane Toad. Much has been forgotten from the documentary, hence I looked up the internet to refresh my memory on the issue again. Here is what I found. Cane toad was first introduced into Australia in 1935 by Reginald Mungomery to tackle the issue of canegrubs damaging the cane roots which…

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    Sugar Cane Toads Analysis

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    Both the reading passage and the listening lecture are discussing methods to eliminate cane toads from their new environments in Australia. The writer asserts that there have been successful method in getting rid of the cane toads from the sugar cane fields of Australia. However, the lecturer disagrees with the writer's opinion by claiming that the three methods were not successful at all. First, the author claims that humans physically capturing and killing the cane toads has been effective.…

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    Cane Toad Research Paper

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    The cane toad, also known as the giant toad or marine toad, is n amphibian that is about 15 centimeters long and weighs about three pounds. Cane toads are a yellowish-brown color with dry, warty skin and a spotted belly. * Originally introduced to Australia by Hawaii, the cane toad is now native to South and Central America, Mexico, and extreme southern Texas. This toad was introduced to Australia from Hawii in June of 1935 by the Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations to help control the cane…

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    The cane toad reproductive system especially of male consists of the fat bodies and this cannot be found in a reproductive system of a common brushtail possum. The process of how sperm travels is also different between the two animals. In a common brushtail possum, the sperm travels through the vasa deferentia, which transports the sperm from the epididymis to the urethra (Venugopal, 2016. pg 3.5). While in a cane toad the vasa efferentia helps carry the sperm from the testes to the kidney and…

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    Some of the Native animals to Australia eat frogs, when the cane toad came these native animals begun to eat them. However dying due to their highly poisons defence. Only a few animals have been known to kill and eat the cane toad without harm. The Australia crows, the wolf spider, tranchular, meat ants and the water beetles. After the horrible effects of introducing the cane toad into Australia, Australians have learn a major lesson. Australians has know been more educated by experiencing the…

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    The African clawed frog is from Sub-Saharan Africa. It is part of the African species of aquatic frog of the pipidae family. The word xenopus means “strange foot” and laevis means “smooth”. Floppers is a tongueless, toothless and completely aquatic organism along with the rest of the pipidae family. Floppers uses his hands to put food in his mouth and down his throat and a hyobranchial pump to suck things in his mouth. Floppers (apart of the pipidae family) have very strong legs for swimming…

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    Sutter Creek - 5 Interesting Facts About Arlington Natural springs are part of Arlington, Texas making the conditions perfect for the early settlers attracted to its farmlands. The attraction continues today at the Sutter Creek apartments, located within short distances of family entertainment, sports arenas, and outstanding shopping malls and outlets. Sutter Creek apartments are positioned between Fort Worth and Dallas, much like the state of Texas the apartment are spacious with large…

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