Gap Fill - Invasive Species - Level 6


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

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