17 Jan '12, 11pm

Green Blog: U.S. Bans Imports of 4 Invasive Snakes

Green Blog: U.S. Bans Imports of 4 Invasive Snakes

U.S. Bans Imports of 4 Invasive Snakes By THE NEW YORK TIMES The Interior Department has banned imports of four nonnative snakes after years of unsuccessful efforts to combat their spread in the Everglades and other ecologically sensitive areas. The government will also prohibit transporting the snakes across state borders. Associated Press From left, Senator Bill Nelson of Florida, Ken Salazar, secretary of the interior, and Al Mercado, a parks supervisor, with a 13-foot python at Everglades National Park.

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