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Title: Invasive Species - Lizards, Treesnakes, and Burmese Pythons, Oh My!

By Amy A. Yackel Adams and Andrea F. Currylow

  • Relocation of species from their home ecoregions can wreak havoc in novel habitats
  • Invasive reptiles around the world have negatively impacted many ecosystems and biodiversity
  • We look at examples of Brown Treesnakes, Veiled Chameleons, and Tegu Lizards
  • Learn what USGS scientists are doing about Burmese Pythons in Florida Everglades and the challenges they face

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