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The extinction of any native species wounds us but in more than a quarter of a century, together we have healed many wounds. To enable us to proceed with our critical work in ensuring the future survival of Australia’s most endangered species and continue our work in bushfire affected areas, your help is urgently needed.

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Cane Toad

Project Successful! Completed Jul 2016

FAME collaborated with Sydney University and others on a project to stop the spread of the introduced cane toad
 on its southern front. The cane toad has a very destructive effect on wildlife and may drive some species to extinction if not controlled.

FAME funded researchers at the University of Sydney who were studying the theory that predators exposed to smaller non-lethal Cane Toads will learn not to eat them after becoming sick from eating one or two. This will mean the predators who have learned not to the Cane Toads will avoid the larger lethal Cane Toads when the Cane Toad invasion front reaches them.

Project Successful! Completed Jul 2016