Friday 20th January 2023


A cane toad so giant wildlife officers thought it was fake has been found in a north Australian rainforest.

The “monster” specimen is six times bigger than the average toad, weighs 2.7kg, and could break a world record.

Dubbed “Toadzilla”, the animal was quickly placed in a container and removed from the wild

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Jonathan Downes
Cryptozoologist, naturalist, musician, singer, composer, poet, novelist and Director of the Centre for Fortean Zoology since 1992. Jon was born in Portsmouth in 1959 and spent his infancy in Nigeria and his childhood in Hong Kong. His wife Corinna died of cancer in 2020, leaving him with two stepdaughters and a six year old granddaughter called Evelyn.