AskIFAS Powered by EDIS

about page banner

Cane Toad

The cane toads Rhinella marina (formerly Bufo marinus) are also commonly called the marine toads or "bufo" toads. They are native to South and Central America and have become established in central and southern Florida. They prey on native frogs, lizards, snakes, small mammals, and just about anything else that fits into their mouths. Cane toad toxin can poison pets.


The Cane or "Bufo" Toad (Rhinella marina) in Florida

UW432/WEC387 by A. Wilson and S. A. JohnsonMay 26, 2020

Available Languages:



Broader Topics