Thousands of toads invade parts of Queensland after heavy rain

In a sight that would scare many, hundreds - if not thousands - of tiny cane toads have invaded parts of Australia's Queensland.  

The rain and humidity are being blamed.  

It comes as the usually picturesque tourist towns of Far North Queensland are now littered with danger and destruction, following heavy flooding in the region. 

Further south, in a sight that horrified many, a plague of tiny toadlets could be seen dancing across the road on the Gold Coast. 

A single toad is poisonous and can lay 35,000 eggs twice a year.

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