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Brown Treesnake Consumes Gecko

Detailed Description

Juvenile Brown Treesnakes (BTS) prefer to eat cold-blooded species like geckos and skinks. This snake was encountered consuming a locally abundant gecko, also thought to be a human introduction to Guam. The abundance of nonnative prey on Guam supports BTS populations and poses challenges to suppression of snakes for native species recovery. 


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