• Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Amphibia
  • Order: Anura
  • Family: Bufonidae
  • Genus: Rhinella
  • Species: R. marina
  • Cane Toads are native to South and Central America, but introduced around the world  due to their pest control capacities.  They are now considered invasive in many areas.
  • Cane Toad poison is a toxin that affects the heart.  It is secreted from glands near their shoulders.  Although rare, humans have been killed from eating the toads or their eggs.
  • The largest Cane Toad on record weighed over 5 pounds.
  • A female can lay up to 25,000 eggs in one clutch.