Tegu Lizards Moving up State Invasive Exotic Species List

The Burmese python may soon have a challenger for the top spot on the state’s invasive species list. Tegu lizards, which are known for their large stature and predatory habits, have been multiplying in population in South Florida ever since the first one was spotted in 2008 near a Homestead trailer park in the southern […]
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Using Tech to Corral Florida’s Scary Invasive Species

This large Burmese python, weighing 162 pounds and more than 15 feet long at the time of its capture in 2009, was caught alive in Everglades National Park and was found to have eaten an American alligator that measured about 6 feet in length. University of Florida researchers in the photo: Michael Rochford is holding […]
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