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A bird that has been widely in Australia for decades has an image change. The reason is that it is to get rid of an even bigger nuisance - the invasive cane toad. The bird is the white ibis, which is indigenous to Australia. It is as a pest by many Australians because of its propensity to food from garbage bags and trash cans. It even food right out of people's hands. People them the "bin chicken". The word "bin" Australian and British English for trash can. The birds are now being viewed in a positive light. They have and learnt how to eat the poisonous and destructive cane toad. As a result, Australia's natural habitat is .

Cane toads were to Australia in the 1930s. Sugar farmers thought they would help in a beetle that was their crops. However, the toads soon began to havoc as they rapidly across the countryside. They many insects and small animals to the point of extinction. Their toxin is strong enough to kill most native animals that eat frogs and toads. They had no natural predators in Australia, until the white ibis learnt to them of their venom and them up. An Australian journalist said the ibises pick the toads up and " them about". The stress of this makes the toads release all their poison. The ibises then wash them in water and them down.

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