Thousands of toxic toads have invaded a Florida suburb, worrying pet-owners and parents, reports CBS News.

Bufo toads, also known as cane toads, have come out in droves in Palm Beach Gardens on Florida’s East Coast. “You can’t even walk through the grass without stepping on one; they’re covering people’s driveway,” one homeowner told CBS Miami.

CBS News posted photos of the amphibians swarming a swimming pool and walkway:

Pest-removal expert Mark Holladay said it’s likely the toads have come out en masse to breed. He said rainy weather and warm temperatures in the region may have kicked off a breeding cycle, and anticipates more toads will likely emerge in the coming weeks.

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