Scientists discover new threat to birds posed by invasive pythons

Smithsonian scientists and their colleagues have uncovered a new threat posed by invasive Burmese pythons in Florida and the Everglades: The snakes are not only eating the area's birds, but also the birds' eggs straight from the nest. The results of this research add a new challenge to the area's already heavily taxed native wildlife. The team's findings are published in the online journal Reptiles & Amphibians: Conservation and Natural History. read more

Scientists discover new threat to birds posed by invasive pythons

Smithsonian scientists and their colleagues have uncovered a new threat posed by invasive Burmese pythons in Florida and the Everglades: The snakes are not only eating the area's birds, but ...

Thu 5 Apr 12 from Phys.org

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Florida's Invasive Pythons Now Devouring Bird Eggs

The snake's appetite may cause big problems for bird populations.

Fri 6 Apr 12 from Livescience

Invasive snakes eating Florida bird eggs

WASHINGTON, April 6 (UPI) -- Invasive Burmese pythons in Florida's Everglades are not just preying on the region's birds but have started eating eggs straight from the nest, scientists say.

Fri 6 Apr 12 from UPI

New threat to birds posed by invasive pythons

Scientists have uncovered a new threat posed by invasive Burmese pythons in Florida and the Everglades: The snakes are not only eating the area's birds, but also the birds' eggs straight from ...

Thu 5 Apr 12 from ScienceDaily

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