Quote of the Day

Last Updated: March 29, 2009

75 years after some idiots imported cane toads into Australia, hundreds of people have descended onto farm fields in an effort to wipe out as much of the population as possible. And what easier way to do it than to turn it into a contest and get children involved?

“To see the look on the faces of the kids as we were handling and weighing the toads and then euthanizing them was just…,” Townsville City Councilman Vern Veitch said, breaking off to let out a contented sigh. “The children really got into the character of the event.”

Brings a warm glow to the heart, doesn’t it? Link.