Webcomic Explains How Pythons Invaded Florida—And Why They're A Problem

Burmese pythons are native to Southeast Asia, but in the last 40 years, they've invaded the Florida Everglades, where their population has exploded. This short comic explains how Burmese pythons got there in the first place — and how it's wreaking havoc on the ecosystem. » 2/13/15 3:00pm 2/13/15 3:00pm

FYI: Snakes can open doors

Think that a snake can't follow you into the next room because you've shut the door? Think again. Julius, an albino Burmese python, figured out how to work her body onto door handles and get those suckers open. » 6/22/13 9:30am 6/22/13 9:30am

10 of the World's Worst Invasive Species

Not all invasions come from marauding armies. You can devastate a place just by introducing a non-native species that creates dramatic and unexpected shifts in the dynamics of the ecosystem. » 8/22/11 10:38am 8/22/11 10:38am