Cane toads hitch a ride on a python and it’s the stuff of nightmares


What’s one of the worst things you could stumble upon in the middle of a rainy night? Say, a handful of lousy cane toads hitching a ride on a python? 

That’s exactly what a farmer in the Western Australian town of Kununurra stumbled upon on Sunday.

According to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, farmer Paul Mock was casually checking his dam late at night when he came upon the frankly horrifying sight. 

Mock’s dam had reportedly seen a large build up of water after heavy rainfall during the night, which caused thousands of cane toads — a poisonous, vile Australian pest — living in burrows around the edge of the dam to scurry to higher ground, according to the news outlet. Read more…

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