(KTVT) — Thousands of poisonous toads have seemingly come out of nowhere to overrun a community in Florida, posing a potential danger to children and pets, according to an expert. They started appearing last week in a neighborhood in Palm Beach Gardens and now seem to be everywhere, swarming swimming pools, sidewalks and the street outside Jenni Quasha’s home.

“I just see a massive amount of toads or frogs everywhere,” Quasha told WPTV. “You can’t even walk through the grass without stepping on one, they’re covering people’s driveways.” Toad Busters, a toad removal company, says the pests are cane toads, also known as bufo toads, which secrete a toxic milky substance. READ MORE

 

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