Naples Zoo Blog - June 2021

Naples Zoo Blog

Getting a Look Inside the Python Problem

By Tim Tetzlaff, Director of Conservation Big Cypress National Preserve began a scout snake tracking program in 2017. After veterinarians surgically implant transmitters, biologists track them to gain useful information to reduce the population of these invasive species over time. More immediately, however, these few “double agent” snakes connect with many more pythons, who are removed to reduce the overall impact on native wildlife.  One of these scout snakes recently c... Read More
at Friday, June 18, 2021

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