Local News for Miami, Florida

November 11, 2018

Study: Florida Pythons getting bigger, could threaten entire U.S. (PHOTOS)

MIAMI — Fueled by bountiful swamps that provide a steady supply of marsh rabbits, deer, wading birds and other meals, Burmese pythons in Florida have rapidly adapted to become hardier and more resistant to cold than their Asian cousins, a new study has found.And that supercharged evolution should serve as a warning not just for Florida, but the entire United States.”We’ve used pythons in southeast Asia to say where they can live in the U.S. Our data doesn’t say they can […]

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