In Southwest Florida, Burmese pythons have taken over burrows from native species. A new study has found they have introduced a new lung parasite spreading to native snakes.
In Southwest Florida, Burmese pythons have taken over burrows from native species. A new study has found they have introduced a new lung parasite spreading to native snakes. Conservancy of Southwest Florida
In Southwest Florida, Burmese pythons have taken over burrows from native species. A new study has found they have introduced a new lung parasite spreading to native snakes. Conservancy of Southwest Florida

Florida’s latest python problem: They may spread disease to other snakes, study shows

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