WEC242/UW286 Burmese Pythons in South Florida: Scientific Support for Invasive Species Management

WEC-242, a 9-page illustrated fact sheet by Rebecca G. Harvey, Matthew L. Brien, Michael S. Cherkiss, Michael Dorcas, Mike Rochford, Ray W. Snow, and Frank J. Mazzotti,describes the population of Burmese pythons in south Florida, python reproduction, size and appearance, and the work of the Python Science Support Team. Includes information about how Florida residents can help prevent the spread of invasive snakes, and references. Published by the UF Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, May 2008.