Invasive pythons in the United States : ecology of an introduced predator /

"Most people think of pythons as giant snakes in distant tropical jungles, but Burmese pythons, which can reach lengths of over twenty feet and weigh over two hundred pounds, are now thriving in southern Florida. These natives of Asia are commonly kept as pets and presumably escaped or were re...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Dorcas, Michael E., 1963-
Other Authors: Willson, John D., 1979-
Format: Book
Published: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, c2011.
Series:Wormsloe Foundation nature book.
Table of Contents:
  • About pythons
  • Natural history of Indian and Burmese pythons
  • Scientific research on pythons
  • Burmese pythons in the United States
  • Control methods for Burmese pythons
  • Pythons in the pet and skin trades
  • Other species at risk of becoming established in the United States.