The out-of-place snake turned out to be a lost pet, said Virginia Beach Animal Control.
As the victim said, "This is entirely my fault."
So she caught the python and put a stop to that.
Fighting the war against invasive species is needed to secure our investment in long-term restoration goals. Machetes, herbicides, and python-sniffing dogs can take us part of the way there.
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As we scaled coral cliffs and peered down into a dark crevice, I queried our agile guide in flip-flops about what we would do in case of a poisonous snakebite. He was too busy scouring the rocks to answer back.
As if that wasn't enough, the special toppings don't just stop at snake, but include other swamp critters like frogs and alligator.
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“This event highlights how the Exotic Species hotline allows the public to help us obtain more information about Burmese
Already beleaguered by flower snatchers and threatened by habitat destruction and climate change, Florida's wild orchids now face the dreaded boisduval scale.
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Invasive species have increased in the Everglades at an alarming rate. Pythons tend to get more headlines, but little guys like the island apple snail and Asiatic clam can cause just as much damage to the ecosystem.
With the recent rash of animal attacks that have been occurring across the country, maybe it's time to look back at some
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