There is a popular belief that toads cause warts. Although there is no scientific reason for this, there may be something in the appearance of the toad that gives this idea. Take this quiz and learn more about the toad.
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Why did Australia import giant cane toads from Hawaii in 1935?
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Were they successful?
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By 2008, what was the estimated cane toad population?
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Okay, so there are a lot of cane toads. Why is that such a problem?
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Normally in nature every species has a natural predator and so a balance is maintained. Why does this not seem to apply to the cane toads?
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What is the one thing Australians do not have to fear from these toads?
Question 7 of 20
What started the idea that toads cause warts?
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If toads don't cause warts what does?
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What was one of the bizarre and unfounded cures for warts?
Question 10 of 20
What else can HPV cause?
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How many people in the U.S. are infected with some form of HPV?
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What caused the controversy in 2007 regarding the campaign for mandatory inoculation against HPV?
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Following these revelations, what happened?
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What threat do warts pose to humans?
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What is one of the more popular forms of wart removal?
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So we know toads don't cause warts, but why should you think twice about picking up a toad?
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Are warts contagious?
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Can a blister beetle be of use in the treatment of warts?
Question 19 of 20
Getting back to the cane toad, what can you learn from its introduction to Australia?
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