A large toad (Bufo marinus) originally found from Texas to South America but naturalized in Florida, Hawaii, and Australia after being introduced into sugar cane fields to control pests. The cane toad secretes a toxin that can be fatal to predators. Also called marine toad.
(plural cane toads)
- A large toad, Bufo marinus.
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