Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Ban on Import or Transport of Four Giant Snakes that Threaten the Everglades

"The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has finalized a rule that would ban the importation and interstate transportation of four nonnative constrictor snakes that threaten the Everglades and other sensitive ecosystems across the United States, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today."
Read the Press release from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Burmese python
image by Bob DeGross, National Park Service, Bugwood.org