More than 200 cane toads have been found in Nantou county, Taiwan so far. Photo: AFP
More than 200 cane toads have been found in Nantou county, Taiwan so far. Photo: AFP
Taiwan

In Taiwan, officials and environmentalists are scrambling to stop a cane toad invasion

  • Unexpected discovery in community vegetable garden in the foothills of the central mountain range sparks immediate hunt for the invasive species
  • Conservationists believe people started breeding the amphibians – seen as a symbol of wealth and good luck – after imports were banned in 2016

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More than 200 cane toads have been found in Nantou county, Taiwan so far. Photo: AFP
More than 200 cane toads have been found in Nantou county, Taiwan so far. Photo: AFP
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