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Amazing Homing Abilities Revealed In Burmese Pythons From Florida
2014-03-20 08:08:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online South Florida has been dealing with a problem of epic proportions in recent years: an invasion of Burmese pythons. According to the National Park Service, more than 2,000 pythons have been removed from the Everglades since 2002, with experts calling this just a small fraction of the total population now found there. While this in itself is a significant problem for Southern Florida, new research published in the journal Biology...

2012-11-26 04:21:50

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published in Integrative Zoology examines the impacts of cold temperatures on Burmese pythons. The study, 'Environmental, physiology and behavior limit the range expansion of invasive Burmese pythons in southeastern USA' (Jacobson et al. 2012), was prompted by a USGS climate prediction (Reed Rodda 2008) claiming feral Burmese pythons in the Everglades could expand as far north as the southern third of the US. Since the USGS...

2012-11-13 08:36:25

Bill sponsor Sen. Kristen Gillibrand seeks to prevent the import of harmful non-native fish and wildlife in her second term WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shortly before Congress broke for its pre-election recess, Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) took a major step forward to stop the import of invasive non-native animals when she introduced "The Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act of 2012" (S. 3606). Now that Congress has reconvened, the recently re-elected...