Monster ‘Toadzilla’ cane toad weighing a record 2.7kg is found on a hiking trail: ‘It’s like a football with legs’
- Massive cane toad, dubbed ‘Toadzilla’, found in Queensland
- Weighing 2.7kg, the toad could be the largest ever recorded
- The current Guinness World Record was a 2.65kg toad in 1991
- Rangers promptly euthanized the poisonous, invasive pest
Rangers have been left stunned after discovering a giant cane toad weighing 2.7kg in a national park.
The 25cm-long pest, dubbed Toadzilla, was found by Department of Environment and Science rangers who were clearing a hiking trail in Conway National Park in north-west Queensland last week.
The average cane toad weighs 450grams, while Toadzilla was six times larger at 2.7kg.
‘[It looked] almost like a…