Cane toads turned into golf gloves

Toads caught during this year’s Toad Day Out in north Queensland will be recycled to make leather for wallets and, ironically golf gloves.

For decades Queenslanders have armed themselves with clubs to vent their frustration with the pest species, or exercise the inner sadist, through rounds of ‘Cane Toad golf’

Come this weekend, toads will have a new golfing accessory to fear – the glove.

Toads caught during this year’s Toad Day Out in north Queensland will be recycled to make leather for wallets and, ironically golf gloves.

‘Apparently there is quite a market for toad-skin golf gloves in Japan,’ Cairns organiser Lisa Ahrens told AAP.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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