Hybrid Pythons Could Threaten Florida’s Everglades — Repeating Islands

Yasemin Saplakoglu (Live Science) writes that new hybrid pythons discovered in southern Florida could be stronger and more adaptable to their environment than their nonhybrid relatives. The curious pythons are, genetically speaking, mostly Burmese pythons (Python bivittatus). These snakes were first brought to Florida as exotic pets, and were introduced into the state’s wilderness in […]

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