Cat food means more ants, less toads

Scientists at the University of Sydney have found that through using cat food, meat ants can be lured and used to kill cane toads, the Courier Mail reported.

Meat ants already kill cane toads however the cat food is a way to make it easier for them.

The number of ants and toad deaths have increased more than fourfold through the use of cat food as ant attractors.

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