It is hoped the sausages – laced with a nausea-inducing chemical – will deter the carnivorous marsupials from eating cane toads, which are poisonous

Sausages stuffed with minced cane toads will be tossed from helicopters above Western Australia’s Kimberley region in a novel attempt to prevent quolls being wiped out in the area.

Northern quolls, a spotted carnivorous marsupial, have been decimated across northern Australia due to the onward march of cane toads, a rampant introduced species that kills predators such as quolls and snakes when eaten due to poison in its glands.

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Source: Guardian Environment