There are a number of difficulties associated with attempting to poison brown Treesnakes partially because of the way they forage in the wild. Snakes are very selective about what they eat. They will often refuse to eat real bird eggs if they have be
Could a repellent be used to keep brown Treesnakes away from people's homes, electrical substations, or endangered species enclosures?
Research is ongoing in this area, but as yet no substance has been identified that can be used safely and without causing negative repercussions in the environment.
While it would be possible for the research on this problem to simply end and those involved to move on to other issues, the problem would not be resolved. The snakes would continue to cause problems for those living in Guam, and the threat to other i
Why can't you control the brown Treesnakes by using indigestible glass eggs or real eggs that have been laced with a poison?
First, snakes are extremely alert to the temperature, odor, and other chemical cues that help them discern real eggs from other objects that may be egg-shaped.
I am doing a research project/report on the brown Treesnake. Are there some resources you could recommend?
Besides the information included here in these FAQs, there are many scientific papers available that detail the great deal of research that has been done regarding the brown Treesnake, particularly in the last 15-20 years. There are books that have be
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