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Scientist Measures Hand-Captured Brown Treesnake

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University of Guam biologist, Peter Xiong, measures a Brown Treesnake that he captured by hand during a visual survey for Brown Treesnakes (BTS) in the Habitat Management Unit on Guam. The University of Guam represents an important local partner for supporting research efforts on control and containment of BTS in the Pacific Region. They hire and maintain snake biologists that collaborate with USGS scientists on multiple projects supported by DOI Office of Insular Affairs, Department of Defense, and USGS.


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