USGS maps show potential non-native python habitat along three U.S. coasts
Wilson, J. and C. Puckett
Wilson, J. and C. Puckett. 2008. USGS maps show potential non-native python habitat along three U.S. coasts. 01/01/1901
Burmese pythons—an invasive species in south Florida—could find comfortable climatic conditions in roughly a third of the United States according to new "climate maps" developed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Although other factors such as type of food available and suitable shelter also play a role, Burmese pythons and other giant constrictor snakes have shown themselves to be highly adaptable to new environments...